Glaucoma Care

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage your eye’s optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma occurs when the normal fluid pressure inside your eye slowly rises. However, recent findings now show that glaucoma can occur with normal eye pressure. With early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.

There are two major categories of glaucoma – open angle and closed angle. Open angle is a chronic condition that progresses slowly over a long period of time without the person noticing vision loss until the disease is very advanced. Angle closure can appear suddenly and is painful. Visual loss can progress quickly; however, the pain and discomfort lead patients to seek medical attention before permanent damage occurs.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.gov

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Locations

Mercyhealth Eye Center–East

3524 E. Milwaukee St.
Janesville, WI 53546

Phone: (608) 756-7110

Mercyhealth Eye Center–Harvard

1001 Grant Street
Harvard, IL 60033

Phone: (815) 943-8090

Mercyhealth Eye Center–McHenry

406 N. Front St., Ste. C
McHenry, IL 60050

Phone: (815) 363-2021

Mercyhealth Eye Center–Rockton Avenue

2300 N. Rockton Ave.
Rockford, IL 61103

Phone: (815) 971-2430

Mercyhealth Eye Center–Walworth

Highways 50 and 67
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Phone: (262) 245-0535
Toll-Free (877) 893-5503

Mercyhealth Eye Center–Woodstock

2000 Lake Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: (815) 337-7100
Toll-Free (888) 983-7100
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