Our optometrists have extensive experience with this condition. If you live in or near Cape Girardeau, Perryville or Fredericktown Missouri and suspect your eyesight is affected, make an appoint now to have your eyes examined. Early detection and management are essential to preserve your eyesight. Our office numbers are located on the "Make an Appointment" page along with map directions.
What is glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. However, with early detection and management, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.
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What is the Optic Nerve
The optic nerve is a bundle of more than 1 million nerve fibers. It connects the retina to the brain. (See diagram) The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. A healthy optic nerve is necessary for good vision.