What You Should Know About Glaucoma What You Should Know About Glaucoma This booklet is for people with glaucoma and their families and friends. It provides information about open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma.
What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is caused by a number of different eye diseases that in most cases produce increased pressure within the eye. This elevated pressure is caused by a backup of fluid in the eye.
Supported by an educational grant from The Allergan Foundation. Understanding And Living With Glaucoma Roger McGuinn hopes future generations
Glaucoma. Introduction . Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can lead to blindness if not treated. Open angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million
Glaucoma FACT SHEET - Glaucoma National Institutes of Health Updated October 2010 1 Yesterday Glaucoma, a group of sight-threatening diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve, was known to be frequently associated with increased intraocular pressure (IOP), a build up of fluid pressure ...
22 Preserve good vision with regular eye exams • Age 20-29 years: At least once during this period. É Those with risk factors for glaucoma (people of African descent or those who have a family history of glaucoma) should be seen every 3-5 years.
Glaucoma, hereditary Author: Doctor Pascal Dureau 1 Creation Date: August 2002 Update: March 2004 Scientific Editor: Professor Jean-Louis Dufier 1 Service d'Ophtalmo-Pédiatrie, Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, 25-29 rue Manin, 75940 Paris, France.
GLAUCOMA "Glaucoma describes a group of diseases that kill retinal ganglion cells." "High IOP is the strongest known risk factor for glaucoma but it is neither necessary nor sufficient to induce the neuropathy."
Eye Care For You Important Facts About Glaucoma The following is information regarding primary open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma: · Glaucoma is a serious eye disease.
Natural Help for Glaucoma Glaucoma What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, affecting approximately 2 million people in the USA.