Glaucoma occurs when pressure within the eye rises, preventing nourishment by the bloodstream of the sensitive ocular nerve fibers. Although many people fear this potentially blinding condition, early diagnosis and treatment can successfully eliminate the loss of vision. Using advanced equipment such as the most recent digital camera, Dr. Crain can accurately diagnose glaucoma during your first visit. If you have glaucoma, chances are it can be treated simply and effectively with the newer advanced eyedrops. With regular periodic checkups, there is often little to fear from glaucoma.