What is Glaucoma
Glaucoma is an ocular disease that develops when your optic nerve is progressively damaged, generally because of rising intraocular pressure. Glaucoma is extremely hard to spot, and most patients might not know they are experiencing glaucoma symptoms until their eyesight is permanently damaged or if their optometrist detects it with an eye exam.
Glaucoma is an umbrella term used to describe a couple different types of ocular diseases. The two most common forms of glaucoma are: