Is Glaucoma affecting your eyesight?

A comprehensive guide to diagnosing, treating and preventing this common eye condition 

Vik Sharma, specialist glaucoma consultant surgeon at London Ophthalmology Centre, shares what effective glaucoma treatments are available and explains the importance of booking regular eye exams.

Q: What is glaucoma?

A: Glaucoma is an eye condition that affects the optic nerve. High levels of pressure in the eye cause damage to the optic cable, disrupting signals to our brain and causing blind spots in your vision. It’s one of the leading causes of blindness in people over 60, though glaucoma can occur at any age, even in children – it can be present from birth or develop in the first few years of their life.

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