We now know not all patients with glaucoma have high eye pressure and not all patients with high eye pressure have glaucoma. Patients can often have no symptoms till late on in the disease and therefore regular monitoring is required.
Glaucoma is treated by lowering the pressure in your eyes. This can be done in several different ways, including eye drops, laser therapy and surgery. Your clinician will discuss with you the best treatment for your form of glaucoma
For further information on glaucoma, please click on the link below to read the Royal college of Ophthalmology’s Glaucoma leaflet.