Catching the Silent Thief of Sight: How to Identify and Manage Glaucoma in Primary Care

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, yet measurements of intraocular pressure may be normal and patients may have no symptoms. Ophthalmologist Yen (Joey) Cheng Hsia, MD, reviews eye anatomy to illuminate types of glaucoma; explains risk factors, from ethnicity to sleep apnea to steroid use; discusses the value of advanced imaging technologies; and breaks down treatments, from a multitude of eye drops to surgery. He also offers guidance on acute-angle emergencies.


May 4, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Yen Cheng (Joey) Hsia, MD

Yen Cheng (Joey) Hsia, MD

Ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist

Dr. Yen Cheng (Joey) Hsia is an ophthalmologist who specializes in treating glaucoma in adults. He performs minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries and a range of cataract surgeries. His expertise encompasses complex cataract procedures ...

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