What Are the Types of Glaucoma?

Not every case of glaucoma is the same. While there are many variations of this common eye condition, the disease is typically classified in two major categories:

Since open angle glaucoma tends to develop gradually and can often go undetected by patients for quite some time, annual eye exams performed by experienced eye care professionals like Dr. Jay C. Grochmal are essential to maintaining good ocular health. In the event you believe you are suffering from acute angle glaucoma, however, you should seek out immediate attention in order to receive treatment as quickly as possible.

For more information about glaucoma or the various treatment options available at Grochmal Eye Center, please don’t hesitate to contact our practice today.

Author
Dr. Jay Grochmal

You Might Also Enjoy...

What Is Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration — the leading cause of blindness — affects 10 million Americans. In this article, we explore what this progressive eye condition is, how to spot the signs of it, and how professional eye care can help slow the progression.

The Many Benefits of a TempSure Envi Treatment

Wish you could turn back the hands of time? Tired of anti-aging creams that just don’t work? TempSure Envi can restore a youthful appearance all without surgery, injections, or downtime. Read on to explore six benefits of TempSure Envi.

How Do Fillers Work?

If you’re unhappy with sunken cheeks or facial creases, are dermal fillers the solution? You might wonder how these injectables rejuvenate your appearance. Read on to learn how fillers work and how they can turn back the hands of time.

How Can Oculoplasty Help My Eye Appearance?

Do droopy eyelids and puffy eyes make you feel self-conscious? If the appearance of your eyes make you look older than your years, we can help. Find out how oculoplasty can rejuvenate the appearance of your eyes.