Understanding And Living With Glaucoma (Box of 100 booklets)

$49.00

A comprehensive glaucoma guide for newly diagnosed patients and their families. 32 pages.

Includes detailed and unbiased information about glaucoma including:

Understanding Glaucoma

  • What Is Glaucoma?
  • How The Eye Works
      • Who Gets Glaucoma?
      • When Should You Get Your Eyes Checked For Glaucoma?
  • The Eye With Glaucoma
      • The Optic Disc
      • Intraocular Pressure
      • How Vision Loss Occurs
  • Are There Symptoms?
  • Different Types Of Glaucoma
      • Open-Angle Glaucoma
      • Angle-Closure Glaucoma
      • Other Types of Glaucoma
        • Secondary Glaucoma
        • Normal-Tension Glaucoma
        • Pigmentary Glaucoma
        • Congenital Glaucoma
        • Exfoliative Glaucoma
        • Neovascular Glaucoma
        • Uveitic Glaucoma
        • Traumatic Glaucoma

Detecting Glaucoma

  • How Is Glaucoma Diagnosed?
  • What To Expect During Glaucoma Examinations
      • Tonometry
      • Ophthalmoscopy
      • Perimetry
      • Gonioscopy
      • Pachymetry
      • Why Are There So Many Diagnostic Exams?
      • Is There A Cure?

Treating Glaucoma

  • Glaucoma Medications
      • What About Side Effects?
      • If Your Doctor Changes Medications
      • The Importance of Following Your Medication Regimen
        • Tips to help you stay on track
  • Tips On Using Medications
      • How to Use Eye Drops
      • Trouble-shooting Eye Drops
  • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Laser Surgery
        • What to Expect
        • Types of Laser Surgery
          • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
          • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT)
          • Micropulse Laser Trabeculoplasty (MLT)
          • Laser Peripheral Iridotomy (LPI)
          • Laser Cyclophotocoagulation
    • Microsurgery
        • What to Expect

Living With Glaucoma

  • If Your Vision Begins to Change
  • Working With Your Doctor
  • What You Can Do To Manage Your Glaucoma
      • Know and Keep Track of Your Medications
      • Stay Organized
  • Your Lifestyle Counts
      • Your Feelings are Important

Appendix

  • Glaucoma Medications Manufacturers
      • A note about generic medications
  • A Guide To Glaucoma Medications
  • Glossary
  • About this booklet & Glaucoma Research Foundation

100 booklets per box. Price covers shipping, handling, and storage fees.