Glaucoma is actually the name of a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve. Any damage to this nerve can lead to permanent vision loss. More detailed info here.
The most common form of glaucoma can often be treated with a series of eye drops used on a daily basis. Further information on treatments.
Vision Eye Institute glaucoma clinics can be found in Victoria, NSW and Queensland. Find your nearest clinic
While open-angle glaucoma is the most common form of the disease, there are other types of glaucoma. Further information.
Glaucoma is called the ‘Sneak Thief of Sight’ because, in the early stages, it has no symptoms. More on symptoms
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about glaucoma and how to treat it Find out more.