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Hill Vision Services St. Louis blog archives about glaucoma eye disease.

MIGS: The Next Generation of Glaucoma Surgery

By | 2020-08-13T10:48:49-06:00 July 30th, 2020|Categories: Glaucoma|

Over the last several years, there’s been a revolution in glaucoma surgery that’s gaining significant popularity. Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, commonly referred to as MIGS, can be your next step in the treatment of glaucoma. Often called the “silent thief of sight,” glaucoma is a disease that causes progressive damage to the optic nerve, the [...]

Five Ways Diabetes Can Affect Vision

By | 2019-11-14T09:26:39-06:00 November 14th, 2019|Categories: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology|

Diabetes can significantly affect many body systems, and your eyes are no exception. Spikes and drops in blood sugar, or poorly controlled blood sugar over a span of years can damage your eyes and impair vision—sometimes permanently. Hill Vision Services is dedicated to helping to diagnose and manage diabetes-related vision problems. Severe Blood Sugar Changes [...]

What Exactly Is Glaucoma?

By | 2019-09-03T13:22:43-06:00 August 29th, 2013|Categories: Glaucoma|

Glaucoma | St. Louis Eye Doctors | Hill Vision Services When patients are at the office for their eye exam, we measure the eye (or intraocular) pressure and the question frequently arises as to why we are doing this. The answer is that we are screening for glaucoma. Subsequently, this generates another question which is, [...]