Anyone can develop glaucoma, but some are at higher risk than others. Informing your optometrist of a parent, grandparent, or other family member’s history of glaucoma can help them provide the most personalized care during your comprehensive eye exams. A family history of glaucoma is a risk factor. However, other risk factors can affect your […]
Category: Eye Diseases
What are the 4 Types of Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is an eye condition that causes gradual damage to the optic nerve by increasing pressure within the eye, impairing vision. The optic nerve is what sends information from the eye to the brain. Besides underlying conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure, age is also a risk factor for developing glaucoma. Monitoring health […]