Archive | 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 treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.

Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is known as the “silent thief of sight,” because in the most common form, there are typically no early symptoms as the disease sneaks up on its victims, robbing them of side vision first and then, over time, zeroing in until it’s like looking through a narrow tunnel. Finally, glaucoma takes away vision altogether. Glaucoma […]

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Inserting Eye Drops Made Easy

Eye Drop Insertion Made Easy

Inserting eye drops tends to be one of the most difficult, frustrating medications to utilize. We either miss the eye entirely, get a part of the drop in the eye, put it on our cheek or think a drop came out when actually nothing happened.   None of the above are acceptable, as using drops for […]

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Eyes with and without glaucoma

Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and the world is a beautiful place. No one is thinking their vision or that of a loved one could be slowly slipping away. Our world is unique, with beautiful sights to behold. Dr. Khemsara spends many hours diagnosing and treating patients to […]

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Ocular Hypertension

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. Ocular hypertension is a risk factor for glaucoma. What is ocular hypertension? It is when your eye pressures are higher than normal. Left untreated, high eye pressure can cause glaucoma and permanent vision loss in some individuals. The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS) […]

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Using Latest Technology to Improve Lives

“During rotations as a medical student, I witnessed a cataract surgery that changed the life of a veteran for the better,” said Dr. Vic Khemsara, ophthalmologist at Summit Eye Care, PA. “At that point, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in this field and help change people’s lives in the same way.” Today, […]

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My Vision Hasn’t Changed. Do I Need to See the Eye Doctor?

YES! There are many eye diseases that can cause irreparable damage long before we notice any changes in vision. Many eye diseases occur without any pain whatsoever. In this month’s article I will address just a couple of these diseases. While there are several types of glaucoma, the most common types open angle and low […]

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Who is at Risk for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma – sometimes called the “sneak thief of sight” – is an eye disease that involves a build-up of intraocular pressure, which can damage your optic nerve and lead to vision loss. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of the disease, often does not produce any noticeable symptoms until its most advanced stage, meaning you […]

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Cataracts and Glaucoma

Many patients in Greensboro and the surrounding areas understand that aging takes its toll on the senses. This is especially true of your eyes, which are particularly vulnerable to the aging process. Fortunately, a skilled eye doctor like Vic Khemsara can help make sure that your eyes stay as healthy as possible as you age. […]

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