OCLI Blog – Glaucoma

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

Could I Have Glaucoma and Not Realize it?

One of the most common questions we hear from patients is, “Could I have glaucoma and not realize it?” And in short, the answer is yes. In fact, many people refer to glaucoma as the “thief of sight” because it can come on so slowly that many people don’t realize they have it. In fact, some…

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

OCLI Answers Your Questions: Preventing Glaucoma

Q: Is there anything that I can do to prevent glaucoma as I get older? A: Glaucoma is actually the second-leading cause of blindness in the entire world. Glaucoma is often referred to as a “silent thief of sight” because it is estimated that the disease affects over 4 million Americans, yet only about half…

June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017

Glaucoma – The Silent Thief Of Sight

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. This is a serious eye condition that shows no early warning signs or symptoms. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve becomes damaged and can result in blindness. Typically, elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), the pressure in the eye, is the usual cause of…

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