Despite how common glaucoma is, there are many misconceptions about the disease. The team at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut meets a lot of patients who are confused about who it affects, what type of symptoms it causes and how it is treated.
Read on as our team sets the record straight on four common misconceptions. Continue reading “Common Misconceptions about Glaucoma”
Glaucoma is a complex disease that can cause irreversible vision loss and blindness if not properly treated. Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut recommends that you know your personal risk factors for glaucoma and talk about them with our board-certified ophthalmologists. Together, we can take steps to promote your long-term eye health and help you avoid losing any precious vision to glaucoma or other ocular diseases. Continue reading “Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Fairfield County, CT”
There is currently no cure for glaucoma, but there are things you can do to prevent or minimize vision loss from glaucoma. In this post, the team at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut discusses some of the do’s and don’ts for glaucoma patients. Continue reading “Glaucoma: What Should You Know and Do?”
Offering the safest and most effective technology is important to our team at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut. We believe that all of our patients, including patients diagnosed with glaucoma, deserve leading-edge options to manage their eye conditions with minimal side effects for the highest quality of life. In this post, our team talks about the evolution of glaucoma treatment technology and the exciting advances that are currently available. Continue reading “Breakthrough Technology in Glaucoma Treatment”
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause irreversible vision loss and even blindness if left untreated. Detecting glaucoma can be tricky, because some forms of glaucoma cause very subtle symptoms or no symptoms at all, until it is too late to save vision. But when caught early, doctors can slow and manage the disease and related vision loss.
Because the team at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut cares about your eye health and vision, we want to educate you about some of the signs of glaucoma. If you experience any of these symptoms, we encourage you to schedule an eye exam as soon as possible — or, as we will discuss below, go straight to the emergency room. Continue reading “Telltale Signs of Glaucoma”