• February 24, 2020
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What is Glaucoma?

Have you ever wondered what is Glaucoma? At Sampalis Eyecare, your Rhode Island optometrist located in Cranston, we have the latest technology to evaluate your eyes and determine if you have glaucoma or could be a glaucoma suspect. Prevent vision loss with routine eye exams. Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve where pressure can be normal or go above normal levels. We have visual field machines that can check your “side vision” and determine if there as been any progression.  Dr Sampalis is TPA glaucoma certified to treat and monitor the disease.   Who should be checked? Everyone should be tested no matter what age. If you have a family history of glaucoma or have had ocular trauma, it would be beneficial to be checked. Glaucoma can be treated but left unchecked can lead to irreversible vision loss. It is a disease that you can not detect, schedule an eye exam today!