What is it?
Primary open angle glaucoma is an eye disease wherein the nerve of the eye known as optic nerve is damaged.
What are the symptoms?
The symptoms of primary open angle glaucoma include vision loss which often is described as gradual.
What to expect?
If you are diagnosed with primary open angle glaucoma you can consider discussing the following subjects with your doctor after the initial treatment:
- Glaucoma may run in families. Do other members of your family need to have their eyes checked?