Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal


Questions and Answers

Glaucoma Questions and Answers

Why do I have very severe damage in one eye and in the other eye only “mild” glaucoma? Glaucoma is a chronic disease which damages the optic nerve slowly and gradually during the course of many years and even decades. Even though it would make sense that the disease would damage both eyes equally, it […]

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True and False about Glaucoma

Below you will find several “true or false” statements about glaucoma, along with a detailed explanation: “Glaucoma is a hereditary disease. Hence, if my mother suffers from glaucoma it is 100% certain that I will also develop the disease sometime in the future.” This sentence is completely false. Glaucoma is a hereditary disease, and that

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