Author Archive | Steve Thom MD

Glaucoma Treatment Fargo, ND

Why are we coming in twice a year for glaucoma?

Dr. Steve Thom of Thom Eye and Laser Clinic in Fargo, ND has dedicated his practice to helping patients achieve and maintain good vision and eye health. Patients should visit regularly for examinations, especially if they have been previously diagnosed with a condition that impacts their health. Glaucoma is a common age-related condition that can […]

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Pediatric Eye Care Concerns That Can Be Addressed at Thom Eye and Laser Clinic

At Thom Eye and Laser Clinic, we not only assist adults with their eye care needs, but we also provide pediatric eye care services. This includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that may occur in children, such as strabismus, ptosis, or amblyopia. Strabismus – this condition is known as cross-eyes. It is a visual […]

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Glaucoma Treatment Fargo, ND

What Treatment is Available for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a condition that can be permanently damaging to one’s eyesight. Glaucoma is the development of pressure in the inside of the eye. This pressure can damage the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain for processing sight. Glaucoma is a condition that cannot be reversed or cured, and can lead to […]

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Macular degeneration

Can you go blind from macular degeneration? Learn what to expect with a diagnosis of AMD

There are a wide range of problems that can impact one’s vision health. Macular degeneration is an eye disease that impacts over 11 million Americans. Macular degeneration impacts the macula of the eye. The macula is a part of the retina that is responsible for achieving sharp vision. When the macula experiences degeneration, it can […]

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Diabetic Eye Care

How can diabetes affect your vision and eye health?

Diabetes affects millions of Americans each year. The condition is prevalent in America, and is often a result of genetics or dietary lifestyles. Controlling blood sugar levels is key to controlling diabetes—and can also protect your vision health. How diabetes affects eyesight Patients who have diabetes often experience low and high blood sugar levels. Controlling […]

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