Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the term for optical nerve damage often resulting from increased pressure in the eye. In years past, one of the first glaucoma tests was an uncomfortable puff of air into the eye. Nowadays, this initial test can be done more comfortably. In this test, an eye drop is placed in your eye to numb it and then the doctor will touch the front of each eye with a special tool to manually measure the eye's pressure.

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