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16 July 2018Why you shouldn't worry about Glaucoma - Part 1

I've had a few clients worried about Glaucoma recently. It's been in the news a lot, which might explain that.

Here's some informations about this common cause of sight loss and why we shouldn't worry too much.

With Glaucoma vision is damaged because the delicate optic nerve at the back of your eye is damaged. Usually due to high pressure inside your eye (which is unrelated to High Blood Pressure). Glaucoma can be treated but it can't be cured - yet!

Treatments involve bringing the eye pressure down, usually with regular eye drops or a small operation in stubborn cases.

In the next instalment I'll discuss why we should be worrying about Glaucoma.

For more information or to find out if you qualify for a visit from a home visiting optician call 0141 611 9696.

I look forward to seeing you soon.

Ann

Principal Optometrist at McBay Mobile Opticians

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