visual field test glaucoma stats

 

visual field test glaucoma stats

 

 

  • Glaucoma is the second leading cause of irreversible blindness world wide according to the World Health Organization, after cataracts.
  • Everyone is at risk for glaucoma
  • Vision field test changes cannot be restored.
  • First degree relatives of glaucoma patients have an 8-fold increased risk of developing  glaucoma.
  • Approximately, 50% of people with glaucoma are undiagnosed.
  • Glaucoma can be diagnosed with high, normal or even lower than normal eye pressure .