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Symptoms of Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is characterized by triad of increased intraocular pressure, loss of peripheral vision and optic nerve damage. Regular eye examaintion helps to detect and treat glaucoma

 

Symptoms of chronic or open angle glaucoma

  • Gradual loss of vision
  • Loss of peripheral vision
  • Dimnision of peripheral vision
  • Blurring of vision
  • Foggy vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Mild eye pain
  • Halos around the bright lights
  • Mild eye pain
  • Headache

 Symptoms of acute glaucoma or closed angle glaucoma

  • Blurring of vision
  • Halos around the objects
  • Severe eye pain
  • Severe headache
  • Tenderness in the eye ball
  • Hardening of the eye ball
  • Redness of eye
  • Swelling of eyes
  • Difficulty in driving at night