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Preventing Glaucoma Disease

Glaucoma disease is an eye disease that causes second rank blindness after cataract and blindness caused by glaucoma disease cannot be cured and is permanent. People with glaucoma eye disease is widespread throughout the world. In most cases, glaucoma disease can be controlled so as not to cause blindness, it’s just that most people with glaucoma do not realize that they are suffering from the disease, so most patients who come to treatment is in the advanced stage and the process of blindness is in progress.

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that is characterized by three things called trials glaucoma, namely: Increased intraocular pressure (pressure in the eyeball) Pathological changes in the form of damage to the optic disc (visual nerve) Defect (abnormality) in a typical field of vision Based on the journey glaucoma diseases are divided into two types: Open-angle glaucoma: is the most common glaucoma, often referred to as chronic glaucoma because this type of glaucoma disease appears and develops slowly. Closed-angle glaucoma: is rare glaucoma, often referred to as acute glaucoma because this type of glaucoma disease occurs suddenly and can cause permanent blindness.

A person suffering from glaucoma disease will experience several different and …

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