Glaucoma damages the eye's optic nerve. If left untreated, it can lead to blindness. Treatment usually involves a series of steps, from eye drops to surgery.
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When you have unclear or hazy eyesight, you might not know if you have glaucoma or cataracts since both are common conditions. To distinguish between the two, we explain the differences between glaucoma vs cataracts, the symptoms, when to seek medical help, and various treatment options.
Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve. Glaucoma causes gradual vision loss that can eventually lead to blindness. Dr. Raul Peña helps patients understand how glaucoma progresses, and what treatments are available to preserve the vision.
The symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma can arise quickly and place the health of your vision in jeopardy. Unlike open-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma symptoms set on quickly We describe the symptoms of this serious eye emergency.
There are multiple types of glaucoma. Our vision and eye care specialists compare the various kinds of glaucoma and your options for care.
iStent® trabecular micro-bypass stent can help manage glaucoma and reduce intraocular pressure. The team at Peña Eye Institute considers benefits, the procedure, and candidacy.
Dr. Raul Peña discusses the risk factors that increase the chances of a patient developing glaucoma.
Proper diagnosis of glaucoma is crucial for preserving vision. Let's note the symptoms and warnings signs of this condition.
Dr. Raul Peña can ease glaucoma symptoms by offering patients laser surgery that relieves pressure from the eye.