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What is Glaucoma? - All Articles


Are You an Open-Angle Glaucoma Suspect?

If you've been told you are a glaucoma suspect, you're in good company — there are several million glaucoma suspects in the United States.

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Will I Go Blind?

One of the most frequent questions we get from patients with glaucoma is “Will I go blind?” Glaucoma is indeed a potentially blinding disease. However, with early diagnosis and modern treatment, blindness is very uncommon.

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How does Sleep affect Glaucoma?

Sleep is an essential part of everyday life. During sleep, there are changes to the body’s physiology and positioning that can have an effect on glaucoma and eye pressure.

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Eye Injury and Glaucoma: Questions and Answers

Eye injuries can lead to several eye problems including glaucoma which is usually caused by a blunt force trauma to the eye.

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Video: Glaucoma Fast Facts - Understanding Glaucoma

Get the facts you need to know to understand and manage your glaucoma diagnosis and treatment.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Glaucoma

Answers to frequently asked questions about glaucoma, excerpted from Glaucoma Research Foundation's free educational booklet "Understanding and Living with Glaucoma."

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Glaucoma: What You Need To Know (Video)

Dr. Ruth Williams provides practical information about glaucoma, answers to frequently asked questions about glaucoma, and tips for living with glaucoma.

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Childhood Glaucoma: Questions and Answers

Learn about the types of childhood glaucoma and how to look for signs that your child may have glaucoma, in this article by Robert Feldman, MD.

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What are the Symptoms of Glaucoma? - Questions and Answers

Glaucoma is often called "the sneak thief of sight" because it has no symptoms until significant vision loss has occurred. In this article, Dr. Radhakrishnan discusses the symptoms of glaucoma.

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My Glaucoma Story: Finding the Path from Patient to Vision Advocate

Trinh Green has faced many vision challenges in her life. But that hasn’t discouraged her. Instead, it’s inspired Trinh to become a vision advocate.

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