|Glaucoma( kala motia) is complex disease of the eye involving irreversible damage to the optic nerve BEHause of increased intraocular pressure. It is common after 5th decade of life, is genetically determined and is more prevalent in Diabetics. Glaucoma can occur in new born , young children and young adults also.|
|Glaucoma can be broadly divided into 2 types:
|Diagnosis of Glaucoma depends on
Retinal Nerve Fibre Analysis ( OCT) determines the thickness of the retinal nerve fibres, which reduces in Glaucoma. Thinning of retinal nerve fibres occurs much before the damage to the fibres and optic nerve causing field defects.