Category Archives: Glaucoma

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How Regular Eye Exams May Save Your Vision

Just like routine and regular check-ups at the dentist’s office can help keep your mouth and teeth healthy, regular eye exams are essential to catching conditions of the eye early. For some eye conditions, catching them during exams is the only way to treat them and keep your vision. When symptoms get to the point […]


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The Increasing Pressure of Glaucoma

Most diseases and conditions show early signs or symptoms to tell you to pay attention. For instance, Parkinson’s disease will present early signs, such as an older surfer suddenly not being able to get up on his or her board one day. Skin cancers show themselves as actinic keratoses or other minor lesions before they […]


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When Surgery is Necessary for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is like a thief in the night. You have no idea you’re being robbed until it’s a done deal. Only in this case, your vision is stolen. With glaucoma, pressure builds inside the eye, usually due to improper drainage of fluids. As this pressure builds it begins to damage the optic nerve. Glaucoma doesn’t […]


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Information About Glaucoma

Regular eye exams are important. Maybe not so much to find that your eyes went from 20/25 to 20/30 in their refractive errors, but more for the unseen conditions that can be slowly damaging your vision. Glaucoma is the big dog of these. We can diagnose glaucoma at The Eye Clinic before it begins to […]


Glaucoma Explained

When we perform regular eye exams at The Eye Clinic, they include the test where we deliver a puff of air onto the lens of your eye. Not a gust of wind, as you could expect when windsurfing on the Hood River, but enough so that we can test the eye’s resistance. What does that […]



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