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How to Prevent Glaucoma From Worsening

How to Prevent Glaucoma From Worsening

Before we discuss how to prevent glaucoma from worsening, let’s explore what this condition actually is. Glaucoma is a disease that causes damage to the optic nerve of your eyes. This damage is usually a result of an increase in eye pressure primarily due to a build-up of fluid in the eyes. The optic nerve provides visual information from your eyes to your brain so any sort of damage can be quite dangerous, leading to irreversible vision loss and/or ultimately blindness if untreated. Glaucoma can affect people of any age, but is more prevalent in older adults and is one...

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What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism?

If you or anyone you know wears glasses or contact lenses, it's likely you've heard the term astigmatism mentioned before in some way, shape, or form – but what does it mean? You have probably already deduced that it has something to do with eyesight, but you might not be familiar with the definition of astigmatism. In this blog post, we'll not only discuss what astigmatism is, but we'll also take a look at some of the causes, symptoms, treatment options, as well as misconceptions of astigmatism.

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