Glaucoma Screens Save Sight & Joy Of Life

Seaside Eyecare Optometry is helping patients experience the best that life has to offer with easy access to Glaucoma screening at the progressive San Clemente eye doctor.
 
 
Seaside Eyecare
Seaside Eyecare
 
Spread the Word
Listed Under

Tags:
Eyecare
Optometrist
San Clemente
Southern California
Glaucoma Screening

Industrys:
Health
Consumer

Location:
Campbell - California - US

Subject:
Services

April 2, 2012 - PRLog -- Dr. Jean Lim loves her work and experiences a great reward in knowing she is helping others stay well get the most out of  their life.  The San Clemente Optometrists Seaside Eyecare prides itself with cutting edge technology and specialized treatments for Glaucoma and other eye specific needs.

The eye disease, Glaucoma is described best as when the optic nerve is damaged in a characteristic pattern. Glaucoma can eternally harm vision in the affected eye or both eyes and leads to blindness if left untreated.

The nerve damage in Glaucoma, involves loss of retinal ganglion cells in a characteristic pattern. Glaucoma can be roughly divided into two main categories, "open angle" and "closed angle" (or "angle closure") glaucoma. The angle refers to the area between the iris and cornea, through which fluid must flow to escape via the trabecular meshwork. Closed angle glaucoma can appear suddenly and is often painful; visual loss can progress quickly, but the discomfort often leads patients to seek medical attention before permanent damage occurs. Open angle, chronic glaucoma tends to progress at a slower rate and patients may not notice they have lost vision until the disease has progressed significantly.

Glaucoma has been called the "silent thief of sight" because the loss of vision often occurs gradually over a long period of time, and symptoms only occur when the disease is quite advanced. Once lost, vision cannot normally be recovered and so treatment is aimed at preventing further loss.

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness after cataracts. It is also the leading cause of blindness among African Americans. Glaucoma affects one in 200 people aged fifty and younger, and one in 10 over the age of eighty. If the condition is detected early enough, it is possible to apprehend the development or slow the progression with medical and surgical means.

The trained and certified optical professionals at Seaside Eyecare Optometry provide customized evaluations specific to an individual’s vision needs.  Seaside Eyecare Optometry invites people to get checked today for Glaucoma and preserve their eyesight.

Learn more by visiting http://www.seasideeyecare.com

Seaside Optometry 638 Camino De Los Mares, Ste A-120 San Clemente, CA 92673
Phone: 949-493-2269

# # #

NorCal Press is a top tier professional press release writing service and distribution company helping businesses around the world get the news out!
End
Source:
Email:***@gmail.com
Phone:408-871-9135
Zip:95009
Tags:Eyecare, Optometrist, San Clemente, Southern California, Glaucoma Screening
Industry:Health, Consumer
Location:Campbell - California - United States
Subject:Services
Account Email Address Verified     Account Phone Number Verified     Disclaimer     Report Abuse
NorCal Press PRs
Trending News
Top Daily News
Top Weekly News



Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share