4 Important Facts About Glaucoma That You Need to Know

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness by damaging a nerve in the back of your eye called the optic nerve. Affecting more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older, this condition is important to understand. Here’s a look at four facts about glaucoma that everyone should know.

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What is Keratoconus?

“For all his career, his life even, Steph Curry has had issues with his eyes. He said he has a condition called Keratoconus” - The Athletic, April 5, 2019

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Managing and Treating Dry Eyes for Summer in Phoenix

We’ve written about the uncomfortable effects of seasonal allergies, but what about the extreme dryness that can come with the summer months? If you live in Phoenix, dry eyes often feel like a part of life during the hottest times of the year. But you don’t have to suffer through this. Here’s some guidance about how to prevent dry eyes, along with which dry eye treatment could work for you.

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Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma, the silent thief of sight, robs more than 3 million Americans of their vision.

And it is estimated that half of the people who live with glaucoma are not aware they have the disease.

The good news? Early detection, through regular and complete eye exams, is the best protection against glaucoma.

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4 Tips & Tricks to Combat Seasonal Eye Allergies

As the saying goes, spring has sprung - and our eyes are paying the price. Well, maybe that’s not quite the saying, but it can be how it feels for allergy sufferers everywhere. As flowers start blooming, itchy, watery eyes are often the result. If you’re someone who goes to battle with seasonal eye allergies every year, here are some tips to combat the irritation.

Posted in primary eye care, Eye Health Tips, allergies, eye allergies

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