Category Archives: Glaucoma

Are You at Risk for Glaucoma? Part 2

Glaucoma is a progressive eye condition that impacts countless adults all over the world. Glaucoma occurs due to an increase in internal pressure within the eye, an can cause significant damage to the optic nerves — damage that can eventually lead to vision loss. Symptoms of glaucoma may include severe eye pain, a gradual loss […]

  • Posted on: Oct 3 2014
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Understanding Your Glaucoma Treatment Options

Learning you have an eye disease is never easy, especially when that condition can ultimately compromise your vision.  While a glaucoma diagnosis can certainly be a frightening moment, understand that you are not alone, and that modern medicine offers a host of solutions for managing the condition.  But first, what is glaucoma, exactly? Glaucoma is […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2013
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Are You at Risk for Glaucoma?

While most folks have heard of glaucoma before, not everyone knows what this common eye condition is really all about – and, more importantly, most don’t know whether or not they’re at risk! An eye disorder characterized by a progressive, permanent loss of vision, glaucoma is a condition that affects well over two million Americans. […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2012
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YAG laser vitreolysis (floaters)

  • Posted on Jan 15, 2020
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At Shammas Eye Medical Center, Dr. H. John Shammas and his team can provide Southern California area patients with solutions for their vision health. When patients .... . . read more

Is pink eye dangerous or damaging if left untreated?

  • Posted on Dec 15, 2019
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If you woke up this morning and have red, itchy eyes that crusted and painful, you may have conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as “pink eye,” .... . . read more