It is important to treat developing glaucoma early, as waiting too late may result in the development of “tunnel vision”.
Annual eye exams are recommended for all adults, and especially adults over the age of 60.
First, always remember that the goal of treatment isn’t necessarily to cure glaucoma so much as it is to prevent glaucoma from causing any further vision loss.
Vision loss from glaucoma is almost always irreversible, hence the importance of early detection and treatment.
There is no one clear cut cause of glaucoma, though it can be categorized by its symptoms. Damage to the optic nerve yields gradual and irreversible vision loss.
There are three main types of glaucoma:
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