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What Is Glaucoma?

Last updated 6 years ago

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States, and 100,000 new cases are diagnosed every year.

With such staggering statistics, you may be wondering about what causes glaucoma. In this video, you’ll learn how increased optic pressure within the eye can result in this prevalent disease. Although symptoms of glaucoma are often difficult to recognize until it is too late, a gradual loss of peripheral vision is a major indicator. The best way to protect yourself from this disease is to visit your optometrist regularly. Early detection can prevent irreversible damage from setting in.

For comprehensive and affordable eye exams in Long Island, visit Wize Eyes. We offer great savings and service for all of your optical needs. Check out our large selection of fashionable eyewear online or call us at (516) 358-0040 to schedule an appointment.


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