Each July there is a push to raise awareness of glaucoma, and encourage people over 40 years of age to embrace regular eye examinations. Glaucoma causes damage to the optic nerves. Your eyes tell your brain what you see via your optic nerves. Each optic nerve contains over a million nerve fibres. Early glaucoma is a symptomless condition but as the disease progresses there is a loss of peripheral vision.
Check out the link below which shows glaucoma progressive vision loss in different scenarios; navigating stairs, working with numbers, driving and standing in a kitchen. The videos also show the effects which are seen in our clinical tests.
View videos on Glaucoma In Perspective education website.