How Fast Do You Lose Vision from Glaucoma?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on May 16, 2023
Vision loss from glaucoma can happen gradually over time, causing minimal symptoms, or it can develop rapidly and endanger your vision. In either case, regularly scheduled comprehensive eye exams can detect glaucoma early, and preventive measures can preserve your sight. Various forms of glaucoma damage the optic nerve, which carries visual information from the eye… Read More
Is Glaucoma Hereditary?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on February 6, 2023
If you have family members who’ve been diagnosed with glaucoma, you may be wondering if it’s hereditary or if you may be at risk for developing it, too. It’s important to understand glaucoma so you can recognize any possible symptoms, take precautions and stay on top of your eye health. Glaucoma is the second leading… Read More
Can Eyedrops Help with Glaucoma?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on June 23, 2022
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Early detection is essential for many reasons. If an eye doctor can detect this eye condition early, non-invasive treatments may be able to control glaucoma and preserve your eyesight. Keep reading to learn if eye drops can help with glaucoma! What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye… Read More
How Can You Treat Glaucoma?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on August 30, 2021
Were you recently diagnosed with glaucoma? Are you wondering how you treat the silent thief of sight? There may be some signs that you are developing glaucoma. Also, there are multiple types of glaucoma and options for treating it. Keep reading to learn about what glaucoma is and what treatments are available. What is Glaucoma?… Read More
Why Glaucoma Has No Warning Signs
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on March 31, 2021
Is it becoming challenging to see out of the side of your eye? Has your vision changed all of a sudden? It could be the sneakiest of all eye conditions, glaucoma. Glaucoma is so sneaky in fact, it is called “the silent thief of sight.” Typically though, glaucoma has no warning signs. Keep reading to… Read More
Yes, Glaucoma Awareness Month is Important and Here’s Why
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on January 12, 2021
Are you starting to notice that it is hard to see using your peripheral vision in both eyes? Are you aware of having glaucoma in your family medical history? This is only one of the signs and risk factors tied to glaucoma. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. The goal of this month is to bring… Read More
Did You Know It’s Glaucoma Awareness Month?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on January 15, 2020
Are you noticing problems with peripheral vision in both eyes? Have you experienced intense headaches and noticed halos around lights? These are common symptoms of glaucoma. Did you know that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month? Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma! What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic… Read More
Everything you need to know about Open-Angle Glaucoma
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on October 26, 2017
As we get older we start thinking more and more about health and conditions we may be prone to getting. This is something you think about a lot when thinking about your eye health in particular. One condition that can start to develop as you get older is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. This is the most… Read More
3 Common Eye Conditions To Watch Out For
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts, Glaucoma on February 13, 2017
With age comes many amazing things, like wisdom and experience from the world around you. But what many people don’t expect is for their eyesight to change. Eye health is important no matter what age you are, but older, aging eyes require a yearly comprehensive eye exam. Before your next eye exam, make sure you… Read More
Glaucoma Awareness Month
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Glaucoma on January 13, 2014
This month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. January is an important time to raise awareness and spread the word about glaucoma, its symptoms and its treatment. The disease is considered the “silent thief of sight” as there are virtually no symptoms associated with it and once vision is lost, it’s gone for good. As much… Read More