Glaucoma

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Dr. James Bush is treating glaucoma at Colonial Heights Medical Center.

Glaucoma is caused by having high fluid pressures in the eye.

Certain groups of people are at higher risk and should be screened by an eye doctor yearly.

Treatment usually starts with medications/eye drops.  Other treatments are available as well, but the key to preventing loss of vision is early detection.

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