Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma.

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye characterized but not always, by elevated pressure in the eye. It causes irreversible damage to the optic nerve and permanent vision loss.

It is the 2nd leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. Many are unaware of this disease because it initially has no symptoms unless it is acute which causes severe pain and headache.

Who are at risk of Glaucoma.

  • Anyone over the age of 45 years old
  • Family history of glaucoma
  • Suffering from diabetes
  • History of injury to the eye.
  • Use of steroids for other medical condition.
  • High degree of myopia (short-sightedness) or hyperopia (far-sightedness).

Early diagnosis and treatment are key to preserving sight in people with glaucoma.

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Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

Diabetic Retinopathy

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