The Different Types of Glaucoma, Explained

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 4, 2017

Glaucoma is an eye condition that can be severe enough to cause blindness. Many Americans have it, but don’t actually exhibit any symptoms so they are forgoing treatment. In fact, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, it is estimated that a staggering 3 million Americans suffer from glaucoma, but only half of those people have… Read More

Glaucoma 101: What Is It and Could You Have It?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 2, 2017

Of all the cases of blindness in the United States, glaucoma accounts for 9 to 12% and is the leading cause of blindness in those Americans over the age of 60. Unfortunately, glaucoma may be difficult to detect without the assistance of an eye doctor. Therefore, it’s important to go for a routine eye exam… Read More


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