Glaucoma is a set of eye disorders that damage the optic nerve of the eye, this disease diminishes the peripheral vision, generally does not present symptoms and can result in the loss of the vision of unexpected way if it is not treated in time.

This disease mainly affects older adults and although we are all exposed to it, the people at greatest risk are those over 60, who have relatives with glaucoma, diabetics, people who use excessive and prolonged cortisone and people with ocular pressure very high.


Regular glaucoma is silent but a good indicator is the increase in intraocular pressure as there are no annoying symptoms or pain, only in the less frequent varieties of glaucoma the symptoms can be blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, headache and loss Sudden vision.


Fortunately, timely detection and appropriate treatment with drops or surgery can help preserve vision (but it is also important to mention that it also depends on the type of glaucoma the patient has).

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