Glaucoma is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in the world. It’s estimated that by 2040 there will be about 112 million people in the world with glaucoma – mostly in Africa and Asia. The best that medical science can do at present is identify it early and slow or halt its progression.
An Ophthalmologist is a doctor who is trained in diagnosing and treating eye diseases. An ophthalmologis is a eye doctor that treats diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, keratoconus and diabetic eye disease.