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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve, the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve comprises many nerve fibers, like an electric cable containing numerous wires. When pressure inside the eye increases, damage to the optic nerve fibers may occur, causing blind spots to develop. These blind spots usually go undetected until the optic nerve is significantly damaged. If the entire nerve is destroyed, blindness results.

Recognizing the Signs

While glaucoma may not manifest noticeable symptoms in its early stages, there are some signs to be aware of:

  • Gradual Loss of Peripheral Vision: You may start to notice a narrowing of your field of vision, particularly at the edges.
  • Blurred Vision: Objects may appear blurred or hazy, affecting your ability to see clearly.
  • Halos Around Lights: Glaucoma can cause the appearance of halos around lights, especially in low-light conditions.
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Early Detection is Key

Regular eye exams are crucial for early detection of glaucoma. Dr. Mueller uses advanced diagnostic tools to assess your eye health, detect any signs of glaucoma, and create a tailored treatment plan.

Treatments That Make a Difference

Medicated Eye Drops: Controlling Intraocular Pressure

These drops work to lower intraocular pressure, slowing down the progression of the disease and preserving your vision.

Laser Therapy: Precision Treatment For Glaucoma

Laser therapy, such as selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) or laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI), can be employed to enhance drainage in the eye, reducing intraocular pressure and preventing further damage.

Surgery: Advanced Procedures for Lasting Relief

In some cases, surgical intervention like trabeculectomy or minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) to provide lasting relief.

Why Choose Mueller Vision for Glaucoma Care?

  • Expert Diagnosis: Our team specializes in the early detection and precise diagnosis of glaucoma.
  • Cutting-Edge Treatments: Benefit from the latest advancements in glaucoma treatment options.
  • Compassionate Care: We understand the impact of glaucoma on your life, and we’re here to provide compassionate support at every step.
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