Glaucoma Diagnosis—The Role of Optic Nerve Examination

Glaucoma is a chronic progressive disease that, left untreated, can lead to blindness. Glaucoma represents a range of conditions in which the flow of aqueous humor in the eye is blocked, causing an increase in intraocular pressure (IOP). Impaired blood flow to the optic disc may also cause glaucoma, even without an abnormally high IOP. Even with careful… CONTINUE READING