Glaucoma is a complicated disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness.
There are over a million retinal ganglion cells in the human retina. These cells are particularly important in glaucoma because they are the cells that are damaged primarily by the disease. Read More »
Everyone is at risk for glaucoma. However, certain groups are at higher risk than others.