A condition in which there is a build-up of fluid in the eye, which presses on the retina and the optic nerve. The retina is the layer of nerve tissue inside the eye that senses light and sends images along the optic nerve to the brain. Glaucoma can damage the optic nerve and cause loss… Continue reading Glaucoma

Glaucoma: Everything You Must Know

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2020 report, glaucoma is the most common cause of irreversible blindness worldwide after cataracts. Experts call it a “silent thief of sight,” as it causes permanent loss without the person’s knowledge. Until 2019, the global burden of glaucoma was around 79.6 million, with 50% affecting the Asian population.… Continue reading Glaucoma: Everything You Must Know