By: Jessica Sperling
The lens in the eye has lack of fluid and also pressure being forced upon which creates a fog and slow vision loss.
The blue shadow is all the pressure being forced to the optic nerve.
Normal Optic Nerve vs Glaucoma Optic Nerve
The nerve on the right has a bigger opening because of the pressure appearing on the eye.
The Cause of Glaucoma
-Surgery (Trabeculectomy or laser trabeculoplasties)
-Eyeball gets taken out
Without any treatments you can become permanently blind.
Other Intresting Information
-Glaucoma can also appear in animals like Cats and Dogs.
-This affects the elderly population the most.