What is it?
Glaucoma encompasses a group of ocular disorders whereby the pressure inside the eyeball is high enough to cause damage to the optic nerve and loss of vision. Typically, this is due to an imbalance between the production of aqueous fluid into the eye and the exit of fluid out of the eye.
Up to 50% of people with glaucoma in our community remain undiagnosed. Our aim is to detect glaucoma early to minimize the risk of blindness using clinical judgement and a combination of sensitive diagnostic tests: