Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve. Unfortunately, the majority of glaucoma cases in the United States remain undiagnosed. Without early diagnosis and treatment, glaucoma can cause irreversible consequences. Dr. Jay L. Schwartz is an experienced ophthalmologist serving patients in Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix and Mesa. He takes pride in… Read more »
Glaucoma is an eye condition in which increasing pressure within the eye damages the optic nerve, which carries messages to the brain. There are several different types of glaucoma, and all of them can cause blindness. Read on as the team at the Schwartz Laser Eye Center discuss the different types of glaucoma.
The best thing you can do to maintain the health of your eyes is to catch any developing problem in its earliest stages. A regular exam by experienced Phoenix-area ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz will always include a check of intraocular eye pressure. Elevated eye pressure is a key warning sign for glaucoma and macular degeneration.… Read more »