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Glaucoma is also commonly referred to as a black cataract. Our eyes are like a balloon with fluid inside them

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Glaucoma is a disease associated with the eye, also known as a black cataract. The liquid present in the eye continuously accumulates inside the eye and comes out. Every time there is a problem in this process of producing and leaving the eye fluid, the pressure in the eyes increases. This is usually due to excess weight in the eyes. This is because the nerve in our eyes is very sensitive. So it becomes a nervous blockage when having more weight. The sight may also disappear when this problem increases.

Due to pressure in the eyes, damage occurs to the optic nerve and also which also causes the rising of the eye elimination. Therefore, it is important that your symptoms can be identified and treated in time.

There are two types of glaucoma. Open-angle glaucoma and closed-angle glaucoma. Both the symptoms and the treatment of glaucoma are different. In this article, we will explain what are the symptoms of both types of glaucoma and what is their treatment.

 

What is open-angle glaucoma?

Open-angle glaucoma spreads slowly to the eyes. When there is a heaviness in the eyes, the optic nerve worsens. This disease has become quite common. Its symptoms are not easily detected.

Symptoms

Mild headache.
Feeling of heaviness in the eyes.
Blindness persists for a time after the bulb goes out.

What is closed-angle glaucoma?

Angle-closure glaucoma is not very dangerous, and its treatment is also readily available. But it is very important to take care of the patient. In this, the patient also has a sudden attack and the sight weakens. Along with this, the headache also intensifies.

 

Symptoms

Intense headache.
Late sight in the dark
Different colors appear in the light.

 

Glaucoma prevention

  • This is a type of genetic problem, so if you have children, check their eyes regularly.
  • Using steroid medications for eye allergies, asthma, skin conditions, or any other illness causes eye problems. Do not use such medications.
  • Do not use any medications on your own if you have eye pain or an allergy. In such a situation, contact the doctor immediately.
  • If you have ever had any type of surgery or eye injury, have it checked periodically, because the surgery increases the risk of glaucoma.
  • Get your eyes checked regularly every two years.
  • Eat food that provides nutrients to the eyes such as almonds, milk, orange juice, melons, eggs, soy milk, peanuts, etc. they must be consumed in large quantities.

 

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