Glaucoma is raised pressure (intra ocular tension) in the eye. Untreated Glaucoma can lead to permanent damage of the optic nerve and loss of visual field where a person cannot see beyond a particular angle. Glaucoma is the third most common cause of blindness worldwide
The following are some of the symptoms of Glaucoma: since it is without symptoms, it is important to go for regular eye check-ups after the age of forty years. Symptoms can include patchy loss of peripheral vision, reduced clarity of colours, pain in or around the eyeball, nausea or vomiting and visual disturbances like halos around lights Risk Factors: 1. Family history 2. Asians 3. Africans 4. Women 5. Steroids 6. Diabetic Retinopathy 7. Central Retinal Vein Occlusion 8. Eye Trauma 9. Uveitis
Conventional Treatment: Reducing the pressure in the eye by medical or surgical means is the way of treating glaucoma. Usually eye drops are prescribed for reduction of eye drops. Homeopathic treatment: Homeopathy can lower the progression of disease and can prevent the occurrence or prolong the onset of disease in people who are disposed.