Glaucome Testing & Management

Early Detection of Glaucoma is Critical in Effective Management of the Disease

How Do I Know if I am at Risk for Glaucoma?

While any Canadian can develop glaucoma, there are certain factors that will increase your risk. They include:

  • Diabetes
  • Low blood pressure
  • Family history
  • Age – Increase in risk after 40 years old
  • Certain ethnicities are more prone to developing glaucoma than others
  • Myopia and Hyperopia

Diagnosing Glaucoma

Glaucoma is often referred to as the silent thief of vision. This is for good reason. Early stages of glaucoma typical progress silently until damage has already occured to your vision.

The best way to prevent vision loss from glaucoma, or other eye conditions, is with regular comprehensive eye exams. Advanced technology has provided our Optometrist the opportunity to monitor your eye health closely and in immense detail.

Glaucoma Management and Treatment Options

The initial step to treating glaucoma is an eye exam with our Optometrist. Once we have an understanding of how far your case of glaucoma has progressed, we will be able to provide the appropriate treatment and management options.
Possible treatment options may include:

  • Oral medications
  • Medicated eye drops
  • Lifestyle changes to reduce risk of progressing the disease
  • Increase in frequency of eye exams to monitor the progression of your glaucoma
  • For advanced cases, microsurgery and/or laser surgery may be recommended

Important Information About Glaucoma

Types of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a progressive, complicated disease that can result from a myriad of different causes.

Glaucoma is the result of intraocular pressure being too high for prolonged periods of time. This increase in pressure eventually causes damage to the optic nerve, preventing information being delivered from the eye to the brain.

Glaucoma Should Never Be Left Untreated

Glaucoma is a progressive, complicated disease that can result from a myriad of different causes.

Glaucoma is the result of intraocular pressure being too high for prolonged periods of time. This increase in pressure eventually causes damage to the optic nerve, preventing information being delivered from the eye to the brain.

Glaucoma in Children

Glaucoma is a progressive, complicated disease that can result from a myriad of different causes.

Glaucoma is the result of intraocular pressure being too high for prolonged periods of time. This increase in pressure eventually causes damage to the optic nerve, preventing information being delivered from the eye to the brain.

Our Location

Our Location

Near Summerhill Subway Station


92 Shaftesbury Ave


Toronto ON,

M4T 1A5


Tel : (647) 360-7678


E-mail : info@summerhilloptometry.com


Optometrists Dr. Naeem Abdulla

Hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

10am - 6pm
10am - 6pm
10am - 6pm
10am - 6pm
10am - 6pm
Closed
Closed

Caring for Our Community

Dr. Abdulla is a strong believer in supporting the communities we live in. He takes a special interest in supporting the arts and fostering resilience and strength in young people. As such, Summerhill Optometry supports our community in a variety of ways, ranging from charitable giving to participating in local events and causes. This year, we are once again participating in the Eye See...Eye Learn program, which provides complimentary eye exams and eye glasses for children kids entering junior kindergarten.
In recent years we have donated to several deserving charitable causes. Learn more about our clinic, community involvement, and Optometrist.
Our clinic is located on Shaftesbury Ave, steps away from the Summerhill subway station. Inexpensive parking is just a few minutes away; parking on the street is free after 11 AM.