Glaucoma is sometimes referred to as “the sneak thief of sight” because many patients exhibit no symptoms during the preliminary stages of the disease. In order to receive prompt treatment and protect your vision, we recommend routine eye exams to screen for glaucoma before major optic nerve damage can occur. While there is no cure for glaucoma, Gulfcoast Eye Care offers many treatment options that can combat this condition. When glaucoma is detected early on, managing the disease can be much easier.
As part of our commitment to spreading awareness about glaucoma, our eye doctors at Gulfcoast Eye Care have gathered some tips for living with this common eye condition:
With the proper care and information, patients who have glaucoma can remain healthy and preserve their vision. To learn more about glaucoma treatments or tips for managing this disease, please contact our eye doctors at Gulfcoast Eye Care today.