Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Take care your eyes

I only come to know about Glaucoma when one of my cousins gets infected by it. According to the eye specialist, it was due to heavy usage of computer over the months. Hey, my cousin is only 22 years old yet he already has such disease which causes his vision getting bad lately. I better stay away from computer now, other wise I will be the next victim for Glaucoma.

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal your eye sight without any warning. There are no symptoms in early stage and some of the people affected by glaucoma may not know they have it.

There are some major types of Glaucoma, such as:

- Open angle or Chronic Glaucoma

- Narrow Angle Glaucoma

- Low Tension Glaucoma

- Secondary Glaucoma

- Congenital Glaucoma

Due to the advancement of medical technology nowadays, you can get glaucoma treatment to cure the diseases. The treatment depends on the nature and severity of each case. The specialist will either prescribe eye drops or oral medications for mild cases. Alternatively they will perform laser therapy or surgery in the event if the medicines not workable.

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