Abstract - Biology & Medicine Case Reports (2021) Volume 5, Issue 1
Open angle Glaucoma: Causes of Open Angle Glaucoma and Prevention
Glaucoma has been one of the world’s greatest challenges in medicine. Glaucoma is a group of eye related diseases which causes damage to the optic nerve and in the long run affecting vision or causing vision loss. Open angle glaucoma is damage to the optic nerve, usually caused by high intraocular pressure. Open angle glaucoma falls under the types of glaucoma. There are typically no early warning signs or painful symptoms of open angle glaucoma. It develops slowly and sometimes without noticeable sight loss for many years. Open angle glaucoma is the most common form of eye diseases.
Author(s): Dr. Abraham Nai