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Glaucoma Surgery

Dr. Omphroy specializes in helping to restore vision for patients with Glaucoma. Early detection and treatment by Dr. Omphroy are the keys to preventing optic nerve damage and blindness from glaucoma.

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Source: Mayo Clinic

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve, which is the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric cable containing numerous wires. When pressure inside the eye increases, damage to the optic nerve fibers may occur, causing blind spots to develop. These blind spots usually go undetected until the optic nerve is significantly damaged. If the entire nerve is destroyed, blindness results.

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