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Glaucoma Testing: The Inside Scoop

Glaucoma is a common cause of vision loss and blindness worldwide. Why it occurs is not fully understood by scientists. Increased pressure within the eye is a leading risk factor. Over time, permanent damage to the fibers making up the optic nerve occurs and vision is slowly lost. When I completed my ophthalmology training at [...]

By | October 20th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Glaucoma

TAKE HOME POINTS: Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. Glaucoma’s first and only symptom can be loss of vision. Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve and brain. Many risk factors can lead to the development of glaucoma. Increased pressure in the eye is a leading cause of optic nerve damage. Glaucoma is [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Dr. Noreika’s Blog

Welcome! Welcome to the first edition of the Excellence in Eyecare blog. We hope you will become a regular reader and contributor to this unique digital community. At least once a month, the blog will propose a timely subject related to the fields of medicine, the advances in vision care, and controversies in healthcare including [...]

By | September 17th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments