• Image provided by NeoMedix, manufacturer of Trabectome (www.trabectome.com)
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    Trabectome Surgery and Glaucoma

    Trabectome surgery, a minimally invasive glaucoma procedure, involves the use of an FDA-approved handheld device. The treatment increases the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, thereby lowering eye pressure. Learn more about this surgery and important questions to ask your doctor.

    March 18, 2019
  • A gentleman with glaucoma is talking to his pharmacist about two medications
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    Top 10 Tips for Reducing the Costs of your Glaucoma Medications

    If you or someone in your family has glaucoma, the cost of the glaucoma eye drops may be a challenge each month, especially when considering that many people are also taking medications for other chronic diseases. Since glaucoma is generally a lifelong condition, it is essential to identify a long-term strategy for treatment, and financial burden is important to consider. This article provides some tips to help you reduce the financial burden of your glaucoma treatment.

    March 13, 2019
  • Photo of a puppy with the peripheral (sides) of the image completely opaque due to glaucoma-related vision loss.
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    How Long Does it Take to Go Blind from Glaucoma?

    How quickly blindness can occur when someone has glaucoma is determined by many factors, including ones that you can control. Learn three important steps that can reduce your risk of going blind from this eye disease.

    February 19, 2019
  • Photo of a senior man and a young child who have glaucoma
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    Age and Glaucoma

    Learn why age is one of the major risk factors for both primary open-angle glaucoma and primary angle-closure glaucoma.

    January 14, 2019
  • An ophthalmologist permorning microstent eye surgery
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    Update on The CyPass® Micro-Stent

    In 2018, the manufacturers of the CyPass micro-stent decided to voluntarily remove it from the market. Learn why they took this step, and what you should do if you have already had the CyPass micro-stent procedure.

    November 9, 2018
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