Glaucoma The Facts

Glaucoma is an eye condition that occurs when fluids create sufficient pressure in the eye, so it damages the optic nerve. The optic nerve is the part that takes the information from the eyes and transmits it to the brain. The damages caused to the optic nerve can lead to reduced vision or even complete and irreversible blindness.

Glaucoma Causes

There are a couple of types of glaucoma, originating from various causes such as:

 

This is a chronic type of glaucoma that can cause a severe vision loss. It can appear without any symptoms or warning. There is no conclusive reason what causes open-angle glaucoma, although some experts speculate that some eyes can’t drain fluids

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5 Most Common Eye Conditions

Most people have a problem with their vision at some point in time. Here we will discuss the top five most common eye disorders, their symptoms, and warning signs and this article will help to prepare you to face this issue or someone you care about.

 

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

 

This diabetic eye disease happens if high blood sugar levels cause damage to the blood vessels in the retina. During the early stages that can cause blood vessels to leak fluid inside the eye. If it is untreated, it can make the retina swell and detach. That can lead to irreversible vision loss.

 

  • Cataracts

 

Eyes have their crystalline lens that as we grow old tends to

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