What You Need to Know About Glaucoma
By: George Ulrich, MD, for Colorado Springs SENIOR Magazine
Part One – What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is an eye disease where a person may lose vision very slowly. The vision loss takes place so slowly that it is difficult to notice. What vision is lost is generally permanent. It happens more often as a person gets older. The good news about glaucoma is that once identified, it can be treated, and vision loss can be stopped or minimized. The vast majority of people diagnosed with glaucoma do very well and maintain good vision throughout their lives. Problem cases are those that don’t come to attention at the earlier stages. […]