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Kremer Eye Center Blog: Category Archives Glaucoma

What is Narrow-Angle Glaucoma?

January 4, 2019

Glaucoma comes in many forms, including narrow-angle. Often referred to as angle-closure, narrow-angle glaucoma can occur suddenly and cause a rapid deterioration of vision and severe optic nerve damage. Fortunately, taking the time to understand this disease can help you avoid these issues and ensure you get the effective and advanced treatment you need. To […]

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Employee Highlight: Aaron Cohn MD

May 15, 2018

Whether you’re suffering from cataracts or want to correct refractive errors in your vision, the professional team at Kremer Eye Center will be more than happy to help. From our receptionists to our surgeons, each person on staff will work to make sure you get the vision correction solution you need. In this Employee Highlight, […]

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Open-Angle Glaucoma: Symptoms & Treatments

October 16, 2017

Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that causes increased pressure in the eyes, optic nerve damage, and even complete loss of vision if left untreated. Glaucoma can present itself in several different ways, but the most common form of glaucoma is open-angle glaucoma. What is Open-Angle Glaucoma? With open-angle glaucoma, the drainage angle between the […]

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What is Normal Eye Pressure?

September 26, 2017

Eye pressure, or intraocular pressure (IOP), is a huge factor in your overall eye health. To keep your eyes as healthy as possible and to reduce the risk of diseases like glaucoma, it’s important to take the steps necessary to ensure normal eye pressure. But what exactly is normal eye pressure, and how can you […]

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What Is Glaucoma?

July 19, 2017

Over time, many people will become more susceptible to certain eye diseases, including glaucoma. Glaucoma occurs when pressure in the eye rises, and it can often lead to decreased vision and even blindness. With more than 200,000 cases reported each year, it is one of the most common eye problems in the world. If you […]

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Glaucoma Symptoms and Treatment in Delaware

June 19, 2017

Glaucoma is a disease characterized by increased pressure in the eyes. It is one of the most common eye problems people deal with in the United States. When not properly treated, it is also be one of the leading causes of blindness. Glaucoma is incurable, but understanding its symptoms and treatments can help slow its […]

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Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma

February 13, 2017

Glaucoma is a tricky eye disease with very few warning signs. In fact, patients suffering from glaucoma may not notice any symptoms at all until irreversible damage has already been done. In America, 1.1 million patients are being treated for glaucoma, and another one million are suffering from glaucoma without any knowledge of their condition. […]

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3 Questions to Ask Your Glaucoma Surgeon

January 16, 2017

More than 3 million people in the United States suffer from glaucoma and once the damage of glaucoma is done, it can’t be reversed. Fortunately, there are surgical procedures that can stop glaucoma from progressing. The most common form of glaucoma surgery involves lasers to treat the effects. These procedures are typically performed on an outpatient […]

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Glaucoma Suspect vs. Glaucoma Patient: Explained

November 26, 2014

Glaucoma is an eye disease where the aqueous fluid, the fluid in the eye, does not properly flow out of the eye and causes increased intraocular pressure (IOP). This pressure causes damage to the optic nerve, which results in vision loss. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States, with about […]

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Five Common Myths of Glaucoma

November 4, 2014

Glaucoma is an eye disease that millions of Americans have to deal with. This serious disease is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. Many people living with glaucoma aren’t even aware they have it because symptoms rarely show up until the late stages of the disease. Glaucoma occurs when fluid does […]

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