Glaucoma

By October 21, 2016Focus

GLAUCOMA is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world (Quigley, 2006). An interesting case comes to mind where a patient presented with high eye pressures and cavernous damage to his optic nerve, both typical of glaucoma. Was this patient genetically destined to develop this problem, or could it have had something to do with the steroid nasal spray that’s been used chronically? This week’s social media posts and reposts focuses on various aspects of the disorder, including the roles of diet and medical steroids.

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