Frequently Asked Questions About Glaucoma | McFarland Clinic

A frequent question is, “Am I going to lost my vision? Am I going to go blind?” Luckily in this day and age, this is a very rare condition. We typically don’t lose vision and go blind from glaucoma–as long as we diagnose it early enough, as long as we treat it properly, and as […]

Glaucoma: What it is, how to prevent or treat it | Ohio State Medical Center

Glaucoma at its simplest is damage to the optic nerve, typically as a result of an elevated pressure inside the eye. One of the biggest risk factors is genetics. So if you have a family member, particularly a sibling with glaucoma, that does put you in a much higher risk for developing it going forward. […]

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Who is at Risk for Glaucoma? | McFarland Clinic

The Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma is typically a condition that shows up in the 40s and above. People at high risk are mainly people with family history, so if you have a family history– mother, brother, father–then you are at a high risk. You need more frequent visits and more frequent screenings. People with diabetes […]

New laser treatment for glaucoma | Ohio State Medical Center

We’re in an exciting time in glaucoma right now cause we have so many different options for treatment. When we consider things like laser treatment, there’s both inside-of-the-clinic laser treatment options and inside-the-operating-room laser treatment options. Inside the clinic, if you are on a single medication or even have a new diagnosis of glaucoma and […]

The importance of lifelong glaucoma treatment| Ohio State Medical Center

A common misconception among I think a lot of patients is that glaucoma is like another medical condition where once you treat it you can consider it to be cured or stable. And the important thing to understand about glaucoma is that it’s a lifelong process that requires a partnership between the patient and the […]

Symptoms and treatment for glaucoma | Ohio State Medical Center

The reason that the disease can be dangerous is that it typically doesn’t have a lot, if any, early signs that you’re suffering from the disease. For angle-closure glaucoma, typically you will experience rapid-onset eye pain with blurry vision, sometimes a headache, sometimes even it’s severe enough that it causes nausea and vomiting. That’s a […]

What is Blepharitis? (How to Treat Blepharitis at Home)

So do your eyes burn or feel irritated? Well maybe you have blepharitis, and in this video I’m gonna be explaining exactly what blepharitis is and how you can treat it at home so let’s take a look. This video is brought to you by Ocusoft, the number one doctor recommended brand of eyelid cleansers. […]

Treatments for Glaucoma | McFarland Clinic

We are having more and more options for the treatment of glaucoma. We typically start with eyedrops, and here we have several options and several families of eyedrops that we can use basically to lower the eye pressure. If eyedrops don’t work, we can do a laser. If laser and eyedrops don’t work, we have […]

“Cataract removal” Testimonial From A Patient of Dr. David D. Richardson

My name is Petrita I’ve been coming to the San Gabriel Valley Eye Associates to see Dr. Richardson for many years. He’s a very, very good doctor. He always helps me, and I trust him 100 percent. We called Dr. Richardson and the last test that I had found that I was losing some vision […]