Understanding Glaucoma Suspects

Understanding Glaucoma Suspects

Glaucoma is a progressive eye condition that affects the optic nerve and can lead to permanent vision loss if left untreated. When diagnosing glaucoma, eye doctors look for various indicators to determine whether someone has the condition. However, there are cases...
Understanding the Different Stages of Glaucoma

Understanding the Different Stages of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a chronic eye disease that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a leading cause of irreversible vision loss and blindness. Understanding the different stages of glaucoma is crucial for early detection, effective treatment, and optimal management of...
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Blindness

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Blindness

Optic nerve hypoplasia is an inherited eye condition that severely impacts vision due to abnormalities in the retina and optic nerve. Typically optic nerve hypoplasia affects both eyes, although it may be slightly more severe in one eye than the other. Symptoms of...
Prostaglandin Analog: A Glaucoma Treatment?

Prostaglandin Analog: A Glaucoma Treatment?

The most common first-line treatment for glaucoma is to use an eye drop called a prostaglandin analog. There are several different medications in this class of medications. The purpose of these medications is to increase the drainage of fluid from the front of the eye...