If you are looking for a vision practice that can provide you with glaucoma eye care, we hope you will stop by to see us at Heritage Eye Care. At our vision practice we can screen you for this serious eye disease, as well as provide you with glaucoma eye care in Arlington.
At our vision practice, patients visit to have their eyes screened for glaucoma as well as to have their glaucoma managed. Glaucoma is a very serious eye disease which can cause permanent damage to the optic nerve. However, the good news is that if you come to our practice for glaucoma eye care in Arlington, and for periodic comprehensive eye exams, you may be able to easily have glaucoma treated with self-administered eye drops. Although glaucoma shows no symptoms in the early stages, it can be easily diagnosed by our eye doctor during a comprehensive eye exam. If glaucoma is diagnosed and treated early, vision loss can be prevented. This is because the eye disease can be easily treated while in its early stages. Patients will then come in to see us for periodic eye care in Arlington so that their glaucoma can be managed. If it is seen that you need advanced care, our optometrist, Dr. Nancy Opara, will refer you to an ophthalmologist who provides advanced care for glaucoma. However, if patients do not come in for periodic eye exams, glaucoma may go undiagnosed, and the disease can advance to the point where permanent vision damage will be done to the optic nerve. At this point, advanced care will be needed, which will focus on keeping the eye disease from progressing. When it comes to glaucoma eye care, the old adage is certainly true that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
For an appointment to meet with our optometrist regarding vision screening or glaucoma eye care in Arlington, contact us today. This important step will help you ensure that you do not suffer vision loss from this or other eye diseases which are easily treated in their early stages.