Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma?

By Millennium Park Eye Center
March 15, 2017
Glaucoma

Every time you come in for a regular eye exam at Millennium Park Eye Center we perform a glaucoma test. You know the one — we deliver a puff of air onto your eye to measure the eye’s resistance to the air. This tells us the intraocular pressure within your eye. If the pressure is...  read more


The Truth Behind Glaucoma Part 3: How Glaucoma Is Treated

By Millennium Park Eye Center
February 15, 2016
Glaucoma

So far in our three-part blog series on glaucoma, we have addressed the different types of glaucoma and how glaucoma is caused. To wrap up our blog series, we are going to discuss the most important thing for you to know about glaucoma: how it is treated. Read on to learn more about how Millennium...  read more


The Truth Behind Glaucoma Part 2: How Is Glaucoma Caused?

By Millennium Park Eye Center
January 30, 2016
Glaucoma

In part one of our three-part blog series, we discussed the three prominent kinds of glaucoma including open-angle glaucoma, normal tension glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma. Now that we are familiar with the different types of glaucoma, it’s important to know how it is caused. Genetics, fluid buildup, and pressure in the eyes are all contributory...  read more


The Truth Behind Glaucoma Part 1: The 3 Different Types of Glaucoma

By Millennium Park Eye Center
January 15, 2016
Glaucoma

Nothing can be quite as complicated as your health. And as one of the most complex parts of your body, your eyes are equally as complicated. Glaucoma is an eye disease that can damage your optic nerve which can ultimately lead to permanent eye damage. And as one of the largest contributors to blindness among...  read more