Category Archives: Glaucoma

January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month: Protect Your Vision

Did you know that around 3 million people in the U.S. have glaucoma? With January being Glaucoma Awareness Month, this is a good time to learn more about this eye disease. Glaucoma is a leading cause of permanent vision loss. But finding it early and managing it can help prevent this from happening. How do you know if you… Read More »

The Best Glaucoma Treatment Options For You

Glaucoma is a disease that slowly damages the optic nerve over time and often without any symptoms or signs. However, catching this disease at an early stage can help prevent vision loss or blindness. While there is no cure, there are different glaucoma treatment options that can help you manage and deal with symptoms. Here are some… Read More »

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All About National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Your Top Questions Answered

Did you know that January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month? During this holiday, eye doctors urge the public to check their eyes. Regular comprehensive eye exams are the best way to prevent vision loss caused by glaucoma. During a comprehensive eye exam, your eye doctor will check for glaucoma, other eye conditions, and vision problems.… Read More »

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Vow to Keep an Eye Out for Glaucoma in 2022

Most diseases in the human body start to present symptoms before any real damage occurs. Not so with glaucoma. In its early stages glaucoma presents few, if any, symptoms. By the time the person notices any problems, irreversible vision loss has already occurred. That’s why glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in Americans over… Read More »

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Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma is a sneaky eye disease. Invariably the patient doesn’t have any symptoms while the elevated pressure inside the eye is beginning to damage the optic nerve. The first signs are usually a loss of peripheral vision, and this is irreversible. That’s why we constantly advise our Central Valley Eye Medical Group patients who are… Read More »

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The Unknown Damage of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a silent killer of eyesight. It’s estimated that over two million Americans have glaucoma, yet half of them have no idea the condition is slowing damaging their eyesight. That’s because in its early stages glaucoma presents few if any symptoms. By the time the person notices issues, irreversible vision loss has already occurred.… Read More »

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The Famous Puff on the Eye — Testing for Glaucoma

At Central Valley Eye Medical Group, whenever you’re here for your regular eye exam we perform one test where we surprise your open eye with a puff of air. Patients often wonder what we are doing. We measure the eye’s resistance to the air. This isn’t to prepare you for some windy day; this gives… Read More »


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