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Causes of Glaucoma

Glaucoma damage is due to an increased pressure inside the eye - a result of blockage of the circulation of aqueous, or its drainage. 
Another cause of glaucoma is poor blood supply to the vital optic nerve fibres, a weakness in the structure of the nerve or a problem in the health of the nerve fibres themselves. Which means the main cause is a failure of the eye to maintain an appropriate balance between the amount of internal (intraocular) fluid produced and the amount that drains away
Glaucoma can often be caused by another eye condition or disease. This is known as secondary glaucoma. For example, someone who has a tumor or people undergoing long-term steroid therapy may develop secondary glaucoma. Other causes of secondary glaucoma include:

  • Abnormal blood vessel formation from diabetes or retinal blood vessel blockage
  • Eye injury
  • Inflammation of the eye
  • Use of steroid-containing medications (pills, eyedrops, sprays)

    Pigment dispersion, where tiny fragments or granules from the iris (the colored part of the eye) can circulate in the aqueous humor (the fluid within the front portion of the eye) and block the trabecular meshwork, the tiny drain for the eye’s aqueous humor.
Symptoms/Signs of Glaucoma

  • Blurred or hazy vision.
  • Halos around lights(That look like appearance of rainbow-colored circles around bright lights)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Reddening of the eye.
  • Severe eye pain.
  • Sudden onset of visual disturbance, often in low light.
  •     Vision loss
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