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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a complicated disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. It is a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball, causing gradual loss of sight. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness and preventable with timely check-ups with a Specialist.

Who is at risk of glaucoma?

If you are over 40 years old, have a family history of glaucoma or are of Asian/African or Hispanic heritage, you have a higher chance of developing glaucoma. Other risk factors include:

  • Hypertension
  • High myopia or hyperopia
  • Experienced a previous eye injury/surgery
  • Diabetes or other health concerns

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