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World Glaucoma Week: Symptoms, types, prevention!

World Glaucoma Week: Symptoms, types, prevention!

Glucoma is basically and condition that causes a type of progressive damage to the optical  nerve.  it is to be noted that is it is left untreated could readily  results to  blindness.  this is and after effect of high pressure that results in glucoma.  it is taken as the  world’s second leading cause of blindness in India being the third and the list.

Who gets glaucoma?

Glucoma can be affecting many age group that also includes infant this is more common in older people and is also termed as silent fees of site that does not have any earlier symptoms or pain.

 

Symptoms of glaucoma

Some of the symptoms of glucoma include

open angle glaucoma which is particularly painless and have acute attacks leading to bacheli blind spots

acute angle closure that have severe headache vomiting nausea and Halos around lights.

world glaucoma week is observed worldwide from March 6 to March 12th aims at particularly spreading awareness regarding the disease

 

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