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Is glaucoma treatable?

Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer of Skokie, IL, sees patients on a regular basis who are dealing with certain conditions that impact their vision. This includes issues such as glaucoma. While a diagnosis of glaucoma may sound scary, there are a few treatment options available to patients that can slow the progression. So let’s take a

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Can You Prevent Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is difficult to prevent and there isn’t a cure for it. But catching it as early as possible is really important. It makes it possible for Dr. Sondheimer to slow or stop the damage being done to the optic nerve, which in turn slows the loss of vision. To mitigate the most advanced stages

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Understanding glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition that impacts the eyes due to damage of the optic nerve. The condition is the second leading cause of blindness in adult men and women. With a proper diagnosis from a medical professional, many patients can address the issue before it progresses into a more severe problem. What is glaucoma? Dr.

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How to treat Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that damages the eye’s optic nerve. It can be inherited but usually doesn’t reveal itself until later in life. If left untreated, glaucoma can result in permanent vision loss. Most people never exhibit the early signs of glaucoma nor experience any pain. For this reason, regular eye exams are

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