What is Glaucoma (Eye Pressure)? Symptoms and treatment
Glaucoma, popularly known as “eye pressure”, is a serious eye condition that can cause permanent vision loss. Stating that glaucoma shows no early sign and that it can only be detected during a comprehensive eye examination, Op. Dr. Yusuf Avni Yilmaz, an ophthalmologist at Anadolu Medical Center, said “Age over 40, familial history of glaucoma, refractive error in the eye, African and Asian races, diabetes, hypertension, high intraocular pressure, cortisone use, trauma, thin corneal structure, migraine and circulatory disorder are risk factors for glaucoma”. Here is the information provided by Op. Dr. Yusuf Avni Yilmaz, an ophthalmologist at Anadolu Medical Center.