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Causes and Risk Factors for Glaucoma and Treatment Options from Dr. Mark Hornfeld

Vision loss could affect nearly every aspect of a patient’s life, interfering with work obligations and causing difficulty with everyday tasks. One of the diseases that can cause vision loss, glaucoma, is often not recognized by patients until the disease has progressed to an advanced stage. Regular eye exams are vital for early detection and treatment of this condition.

Watch this video to hear more about glaucoma from a doctor with the National Institutes of Health. She explains which groups of people are at a higher risk for glaucoma and discusses the typical treatments for it, which include eye drops and laser surgery.

Protect your vision by scheduling regular eye exams. Contact the Vista Laser Vision office of Dr. Mark Hornfeld in NYC by calling (212) 580-8881 and schedule a consultation for glaucoma treatments or other services.