Category: Glaucoma

CBD Oil May Worsen Glaucoma

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma, Interesting Info on March 20, 2019

If you were hoping that CBD, or cannabidiol, would offer a natural remedy, the latest research is a downer. A new study suggests that CBD doesn’t lower eye pressure, it raises it. That’s bad because high eye pressure is the primary risk factor for glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness in the United […]

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What Are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma, Pepose Info on February 27, 2019

Open-angle glaucoma.With open-angle glaucoma, there are no warning signs or obvious symptoms in the early stages. As the disease progresses, blind spots develop in your peripheral (side) vision. Most people with open-angle glaucoma do not notice any change in their vision until the damage is quite severe. This is why glaucoma is called the “silent […]

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The latest treatments for glaucoma

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma on August 16, 2018

Glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness, is a complicated disease in which damage to the opticnerve leads to progressive vision loss. Today, more than 3 million Americans are living with glaucoma, and this number is expected to double by 2050 according to Glaucoma Research Foundation. Pepose Vision is proud to offer the absolute latest […]

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma on January 3, 2018

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since […]

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma on January 5, 2016

Look to the Future: Get an Eye Exam to Save Your Vision from Glaucoma Glaucoma affects almost 3 million Americans over the age 40. Glaucoma is often referred to as “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, the damage is permanent. Often as much as 40% of vision […]

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Dr Pepose just presented exciting new advancements in glaucoma treatment

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma, Research on January 24, 2015

Pepose Vision is proud to continually lead in the clinical research for advancements in vision technology and treatment. Our own Dr. Pepose just returned from participating at the prestiguous  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Hawaiian Eye Global Meeting.  1,200 ophthalmologists, retina specialists, nurses/technicians and administrators attended this conference. Dr. Pepose provided the conference with exciting […]

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