Here’s all you need to know about glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second most common cause for blindness globally accounting for almost 8 per cent of blindness cases. In India, glaucoma is the main cause for permanent blindness leaving at least 12 million people affected and more than one million people totally blind. Unfortunately, more than 90 per cent of glaucoma cases remain undiagnosed

Here’s all you need to know about glaucomaGlaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage of the optic nerve progressively and at the point where the nerve leaves the eye to carry visual information to the brain. It occurs due to a fluid build-up (pressure) within the eye that causes damage to the optic nerve. The eye makes a fluid called aqueous […]

WorldGlaucomaAwarenessWeek: Know about glaucoma and its types

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. Although the most common forms primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, glaucoma can affect people of all ages. Vision loss is caused by damage to the optic nerve

WorldGlaucomaAwarenessWeek: Know about glaucoma and its typesIncreased awareness is needed to encourage the public to undergo routine and complete eye evaluation with stress on glaucoma detection. Glaucoma is a disease where the eye pressure increases and this can cause damage to the optic nerve and lead to gradual loss of vision. Especially those with high risk should go for routine check-ups […]