Glaucoma affects millions of older adults each year. Its onset is gradual, destroying vision slowly over time. The damage inflicted by glaucoma is irreparable, however, identifying the disease early is key to stopping its progress and preserving vision.

Griswold Home Care hopes to help arm you and your loved ones with information on various aspects of glaucoma. From risk factors to treatment to learning how to live with the effects of glaucoma, our comprehensive list of resources below are designed to give you the information you need to battle glaucoma and see the picture a little more clearly.

Resources

[Webinar] Adjusting to Life with Glaucoma: From Diagnosis to Daily Life

Griswold Home Care presents a free, national webinar designed to help caregivers and adults with glaucoma learn how to identify the signs of this ocular disease. Discover information on new treatment options. Hear real stories from caregivers and field experts and pick up offers helpful tips on how to make life with impaired vision easier. Read a transcript of this exclusive webinar or listen to an archived version here.

[Infographic] Living With Glaucoma

This infographic provides a concise, yet comprehensive overview of glaucoma, its most common types and symptoms and risk factors. Learn more about the impact of glaucoma on individuals with the disorder, as well as the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. Take charge of the precious gift of your eyesight and fight back against glaucoma!

Bringing the Impact of Glaucoma Into View

Learn about the various types of glaucoma (including primary open-angle glaucoma and angle-closure glaucoma), as well as risk factors involved with the disease. Gain information and insight as to the impact of glaucoma on older adults and what can be done to help those living with glaucoma.

Glaucoma Treatment & Surgery in Elderly Patients

Following a diagnosis of glaucoma, swift treatment is recommended to preserve eyesight. Older individuals may want to consider several treatment options, ranging from medications designed to halt the progress of the disease, to surgery. Learn more in this helpful article from Griswold Home Care.

Does Your Loved One Have Glaucoma? Assess the Risk

Glaucoma can cause vision to deteriorate over time. Once the damage has been done, there is no way to recover the loss of vision. Learn how to identify whether your loved one has glaucoma and what steps to take to help them preserve their vision.