Glaucoma Screening

What is Glaucoma?

Eye disease that affects 2 of every 100 persons; it occurs when increased pressure in the eye causes irreversible damage to the optic nerve.

Chart Showing a Normal Eye Compared to One With Glaucoma

What are the Symptoms?

The most common type of glaucoma is symptomless; an eye exam is the only way to discover the problem.

What are the Risk Factors?

  • Family history of glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease

What is the Treatment?

  • Eye drops to lower the pressure within the eye
  • Laser therapy to stimulate cells in the drainage outlet
  • Surgical treatment to increase fluid drainage

Contact Us

Morristown Eye Consultants
261 James Street
Suite 3E
Morristown, NJ 07960

973-984-3937Map of Our Location