What is Glaucoma and Cataract

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What is Glaucoma and Cataract

 

Glaucoma – the increased pressure in the eye resulting in damage of the retinas optic nerve.

Types of Glaucoma                                    Symptoms             

Chronic open – angle glaucoma                                 Poor vision , change in iris color

Closure Angle glaucoma                                               Double Vision, swollen eye lids

 

 

What is Cataract

Cataract – the gradual clouding of the lens. this prevents light from passing through the pupil of the eye.

Symptoms                                                                                     

  • double vision
  • sensitive to light
  • diminished night vision
  • changed perception power of glasses

Causes 

  • by elderly people (age related)
  • eyes are injured
  • people who have diabetes

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