Glaucoma

By: Cassi McCain

Description of Glaucoma

  • Group of eye conditions, damage optic nerve.
  • This nerve carries visual information from eye to brain.
  • Type of functional effect
  • One of the leading causes of Blindness in the U.S.

Work Cited

Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Definition." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 02 Oct. 2012. Web. 31 Oct. 2013.

://www.mayoclinic.com/health/glaucoma/DS00283

"Glaucoma | Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Glaucoma."WebMD. WebMD, 03 Jan. 0000. Web. 31 Oct. 2013.

http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/glaucoma-eyes