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Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. 
No one knows exactly why it occurs, and there are many forms, but we do know it affects Blacks and Hispanics more than any other race.

Most types of glaucoma involve abnormally high pressure inside the eye, which results in peripheral visual field loss. Peripheral vision loss occurs slowly over time, and the patient is unaware of this loss in the early stages.

There is no cure for glaucoma, but if detected early and treated accordingly, patients will have the opportunity to outlive their condition and limit the amount of peripheral visual field that may be lost due to glaucoma.

For more information on glaucoma, please  click on “Ask the Doctor” or schedule an examination, call our Downers Grove office at (630) 969-3268 or our Naperville office at (630) 357-3511.

Everyone’s favorite, “Puff-of-air” test is the part of the eye exam that tests for intraocular pressure and early signs of Glaucoma. Everyone should get their intraocular pressures tested annually during a comprehensive eye exam!


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Jenell Horvatin

Before coming to Dr. Halkias, my contacts and eye allergies always bothered me. Dr. Halkias was able to find a unique solution to fit my needs and now I can wear contacts all day without any problems. Thank you Naper Grove Vision Care!

Jenell Horvatin

Our Locations


29 S. Webster St. Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
P: (630) 357-3511     F: (630) 357-0556
M, T, Th : 8am - 8pm
W : 8am - 8pm
F* : 8am - 5pm
S : 8am - 2pm
* Our office opens on the first Friday of the following months at 10 am due to staff training: February, April, June, August, October, December.

Downers Grove

6840 Main Street, Suite 250
Downers Grove, IL 60516
P: (630) 969-3268     F: (630) 969-3709
M, T, Th : 8am - 8pm
W : 11:30am - 8pm
F* : 8am - 5pm
S : 8am - 2pm
* Our office opens on the first Friday of the following months at 10:30 am due to staff training: February, April, June, August, October, December.  
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