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Glaucoma is often referred to as a silent visual disease.  What that means is that glaucoma often has no symptoms, causes no pain, and vision stays relatively normal or changes so gradually that most patients don’t notice changes until it has dramatically progressed.

Why Do I Need My Eyes Dilated?

Having your pupils dilated during an eye exam can make vision blurry for part of the day, but it is critical for a complete eye exam. Dilating your eyes allows the optometrist to fully examine the retina. Most eye exams start with tests to determine what prescription you’ll need to correct your vision, either with …