Glaucoma Detection & Treatments In Rochester, NY

Also Serving Brighton, Irondequoit, Gates & Victor

glaucoma treatment rochester new yorkGlaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve and can result in vision loss and has the potential to cause blindness. However, with early detection and treatment from our certified ophthalmologists, you can protect your eyes against serious vision loss caused by glaucoma.

Who Is Affected By Glaucoma?

Glaucoma can affect anyone from infants to the elderly. It has been estimated that up to 3 million Americans have glaucoma. At least half of those people do not know they have it because glaucoma usually has no symptoms. People who are at a greater risk for glaucoma usually have the following conditions:

  • At least 45 years old without regular eye exams
  • A family history of glaucoma
  • Abnormally high eye pressure
  • African descent
  • Nearsightedness
  • Diabetes
  • Previous eye injury
  • Regular, long-term use of cortisone/steroid products

Glaucoma Detection

To detect glaucoma, Brighton, Irondequoit, Gates, Rochester and Victor patients can schedule an eye exam at our ophthalmology clinic. A physician will test your visual acuity, visual field and eye pressure. Regular and complete eye exams help to monitor the changes in your eyesight and to determine whether you may develop glaucoma.

Treatment For Glaucoma Includes:

  • Medications such as eye drops or pills
  • Laser Surgery
  • Conventional Surgery
Visit our page on Glaucoma Treatment & Surgery.

To learn more about our glaucoma services, please contact us today to schedule an appointment!

Cornerstone Surgery Center Office
135 Canal Landing,
Rochester, NY 14626
Victor Office
6534 Anthony Dr B,

Victor, NY 14564
Brighton Office
160 Sawgrass Dr., Suite 220
Rochester, NY 14620
Irondequoit Office
485 Titus Ave.,

Rochester, NY 14617
Gates Office
2300 Buffalo Rd.,
Bldg. 700
Rochester, NY 14624