Ophthalmologists and optometrists generally recommend eye exams every one or two years, depending on age. For people younger than 50, every two years is suggested, while those over 50 should make an appointment every year. Although you may not have any obvious vision problems, these examinations are important because some of the more problematic eye […]
Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss glaucoma treatment, including eye drops, simple laser procedures and surgery. Dr. Schwiesow explains that once vision is lost from the disease, it cannot be restored. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.
Watch fellowship trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, discuss the specifics of glaucoma. This disease is considered sight’s silent thief, and is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Dr. Schwiesow explains the need for early testing and treatment because once sight is lost, it can’t be returned.
Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, recently lead a continuing education event for area optometrists at Tower Clock Surgery Center. The seminar was entitled Microincisional Glaucoma Surgery Update – Fall 2019 and allowed those in attendance one credit hour in glaucoma education. Dr. Schwiesow, a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, often presents to optometrists to further education them in […]
CBD has gained in popularity for helping a myriad of issues such as anxiety, depression and sleep problems. But how does it affect glaucoma? Watch fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist Dr. Kurt Schwiesow, MD, explain what he tells patients who have glaucoma about CBD.