Is glaucoma genetic?

Answer Out of the four major types of glaucoma, two types have a genetic risk. With the most common form, open-angle glaucoma, you have a one-in-five chance of developing it if a close relative has it. An... Read More »

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Pigment Glaucoma Causes?

Many people suffer from glaucoma, a combination of eye conditions that leads to loss of vision. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. The condition--and loss of vision--are subtle and ... Read More »

Glaucoma Symptoms in a Dog?

Glaucoma is a common eye disease in dogs, where fluid pressure inside the eye becomes elevated. This pressure can damage the retina and the optic nerve, which are essential to the dog's sight. A do... Read More »

Glaucoma Infection?

Glaucoma is a disease that many people get, but dog owners don't realize that their precious pets can also suffer from it. Knowing the causes and symptoms of glaucoma can help pet owners recognize... Read More »

Should I be worried about Glaucoma?

You should worry enough to go in for your visual fields.