Popularly known by the name of intraocular pressure , glaucoma, is a common eye disease that affects millions of people. Vision of intraocular fluid cells and optic nerve formed on normal intraocular pressure, glaucoma or high pressure is called.
If left untreated, can lead to vision loss. Glaucoma most often permanent loss of vision in the whole world (blindness) is the cause.
Symptoms of Glaucoma
Glaucoma, intraocular pressure, optic nerve injury made a slow but progressive, painless and without symptoms usually developing because it is a disease.
The majority of patients are unable to realize this disease in themselves. In very advanced stages of glaucoma, severe narrowing of the visual field felt by the patients. Or look at a late stage of the disease can not even choose the light to understand. In this last period, the resulting loss treatment is not possible anymore.
In the less common form of glaucoma is manifested some symptoms. Taking a sudden high intraocular pressure values around the eye pain, eye redness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting and appearance of halos around lights leads to symptoms like. In general, the incidence is higher after age 40. Therefore, one time per year (especially those with a family history of glaucoma) should be measured eye pressure.