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Saint Clair Shores, MI

Eye Care

Get tested for glaucoma

Ensure you don't have glaucoma

Allow the professionals at Joel L. Pelavin, MD, PC to check you for glaucoma, a chronic, progressive eye disease causing degeneration of the optic nerve and in extreme cases leading to blindness. Glaucoma is often associated with elevated intraocular pressure and systemic vascular disease, although normal pressure varieties exist.

Glaucoma risk factors

  • Myopia (nearsightedness)

  • Advancing age

  • Positive family history

  • Race

  • Diabetics

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Treatment for glaucoma usually involves the use of intraocular pressure lowering eye drops. Laser procedures and ocular microsurgery are also occasionally employed.