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Who is Dr. Kim?

A native of the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, Dr. Kim graduated magna cum laude from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He went on to earn his medical degree from Tufts University in Boston. Returning to the University of Washington, he continued his education with an internship in medicine followed…

What are the different forms of glaucoma?

 • Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of the disease, has no symptoms at first. It is a progressive disease characterized by optic nerve damage. High eye pressure is the most significant recognized risk factor for the development and progression of the disease. The pressure in the eye builds up gradually. At some point, side…

Who’s at the most risk for glaucoma?

Age is the biggest risk factor, the older you get the more likely you are to develop glaucoma. Those who have suffered an eye injury, people with high blood pressure, diabetics, African Americans and people with a family history of glaucoma.

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease that occurs when there is an increase in the fluid pressure within the eye. Over time, this pressure may cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve, resulting in vision loss. In fact, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the World. The damage to vision caused by glaucoma…

How do you test for glaucoma?

The pressure of the eye is measured and the optic nerve is evaluated for damage. Additionally, Center For Sight has in-house technologies that are employed for enhanced testing of the potential vision loss. Center For Sight provides the GDX and OCT testing right on our premises, with no need to go anywhere else, for our…