Glaucoma is a disease that gradually affects the optic nerve. Over time, pressure in the eye increases which causes the loss of fibers in the optic nerve. Symptoms of glaucoma are subtle at first and do not cause any pain, but they gradually get worse. When diagnosed with glaucoma, one will usually experience blurry vision, loss of peripheral vision, and the inability of your eyes to adjust to darkened rooms.
If treated early, complete vision loss can be prevented. Dr. Gurley will work with you to determine an appropriate treatment plan to maintain and preserve your vision.