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Chula Vista 619-422-5361
El Cajon 619-444-9012
(619) 422-5361

Glaucoma Testing & Treatment

Testing & Treatment for Glaucoma in Chula Vista

Getting tested for glaucoma on a regular basis is vital to your vision because it is a serious eye conditions. Glaucoma is an illness that damages your optic nerve and stems from increased inner-eye pressure that builds up over time. With over 30 years of experience in the optometry field, Dr. Robert L. Evans, OD and Dr. Marilyn A. Carter, OD are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of this horrible disease. Our relaxing office and friendly staff make coming into our Chula Vista-based office for glaucoma testing easy.

Common Symptoms Include Tunnel Vision & Eye Pain

Eye testing
Symptoms of this illness are gradual and often do not show up until later on in life. However, with proper glaucoma testing, you can avoid this illness that eventually leads to permanent blindness. While these are rare, some symptoms may include:
  • Eye pain
  • Blurry vision (especially after exercise)
  • Tunnel vision
  • Headaches
  • Red eyes
  • Dilated pupils
For most cases of glaucoma, it’s already too late to completely stop your vision loss by the time you begin to notice symptoms. This is why it is crucial that you obtain regular eye checkups, especially if you have a family history of this condition.

Visit Our El Cajon Office Near La Mesa

The best part about this disease is that it is easy to treat if caught early. Our doctors are well-versed in glaucoma treatment and will prescribe what is necessary for the type that you have. Some of the methods include:
  • Pill medication
  • Eye drops
  • Traditional surgery
  • Laser surgery
With two locations to serve you, our beloved optometrists, Dr. Evans and Dr. Carter, are available in the Chula Vista, El Cajon and La Mesa areas at their Chula Vista Vision Care Center and El Cajon Vision Care offices. Whether you need glaucoma testing or treatment for cataracts, our compassionate staff is ready to welcome you. Schedule your appointment today by calling us at 619-422-5361. 

Address

Chula Vista Vision Care Center
330 Oxford St Ste 206
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Phone: 619-422-5361

El Cajon Vision Care
510 S Magnolia Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone: 619-444-9012

Business Hours

Mon - Fri: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sun: Closed
Appointments Available

Payment Options

Insurance Accepted