If you need to see an ophthalmologist regarding glaucoma management or treatment, or simply need to have a comprehensive eye exam, you should visit us at Hudson Valley Eye Associates, LLP. Our Valhalla ophthalmologist, one of whom is Dr. Howard P. Phillips, will be able to perform a complete eye exam to accurately diagnose whether or not you have any eye diseases or disorders, as well as whether or not glaucoma is present; our ophthalmologist will also be able to determine whether or not you will need surgical or other glaucoma care.
Glaucoma is an extremely serious eye disease which shows no symptoms in the early stages. For this reason, it is very important to have your periodic eye exams at our ophthalmology practice so that you can be screened for glaucoma – especially if glaucoma runs in your family. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. However, if glaucoma is caught early before symptoms appear, our Valhalla ophthalmologist will most likely be able to treat you with medicated eye drops which will keep the intraocular pressure low and keep the glaucoma from advancing. At our vision practice, we provide complete diagnostic analysis and treatment options so that we can provide you with any type of glaucoma care that you may need. At our practice, we have the latest computerized equipment that assist our ophthalmologist in his coming to a definitive diagnosis of glaucoma. Depending on the type of glaucoma you have, and the stage that it is at, our eye doctor will recommend the treatment option which will work best for you. If your glaucoma is too advanced for self-administered eye drops, laser treatment may be effective in halting the progression of the disease. Laser treatment offers precise treatment with quick healing. There are also more advanced surgical options which can be provided in more advanced cases of glaucoma.
For an appointment to meet with our Valhalla ophthalmologist regarding complete glaucoma diagnosis and care, contact us today.