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March 12th is World Glaucoma Day 👁️

March 12th is World Glaucoma Day 👁️

Glaucoma – The Thief of Sight!

There are two main types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed-angle. Open-angle is the most common and develops slowly. Closed-angle occurs acutely ⚡

The symptoms of open-angle Glaucoma are:

🔹️Gradually progressive visual field loss

🔹️Optic nerve changes

Symptoms of closed-angle Glaucoma include:

🔹️Sudden ocular pain

🔹️Seeing halos around lights

🔹️Red eye

🔹️Very high intraocular pressure

🔹️Nausea and vomiting

🔹️Sudden decreased vision

If you are experiencing any of this symptoms, please connect with your eye care professional.


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