Nobody likes a thief, but one that takes your vision is the kind we want to catch before they ever break in and get away with our most valuable sense: vision.
We call glaucoma the “thief in the night” because it starts by stealing the part of our vision that we use the least: peripheral vision.While we hope and pray for these miracles of science, our only weapon right now is prevention by early detection. We have to use all of our tools to fight the sneaky thief of sight, glaucoma. Home tonometry with the iCare Home2 is one of the best new tools we have.
What do you do if you are losing vision from glaucoma while doing everything right? That is exactly the problem a surgeon in a recent peer reviewed medical journal and your vision is slowly disappearing.
You still want to work even though you are in your 70s. You have worked hard for your skills and your patients are benefiting from a lifetime of honing your craft...at the risk of giving away the ending, I'll tell you that this man was able to use home tonometry to discover that his pressures were significantly higher outside his doctor's office hours than in the clinic. His eye pressures were