May 17, 2023

is a group of disorders in which the optic nerve is affected by high pressure in the eye.
Risk factors diabetes, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, age (greater than 50 years) and family history.
Prevention steps eye protection (in sports or workplace), regular eye exams, proper management of diabetes and high blood pressure.
If you notice halos around objects, blurry vision or reduced side vision see your family doctor, diabetes specialist or eye health practitioner.