Glaucoma causes

Glaucoma is an extremely complex disease that can develop from a number of different ways — from ocular hypertension and cataracts to diabetes and genetics. However, glaucoma categorisation is split into two types: primary and secondary. In primary glaucoma, we don’t know the direct cause. In secondary glaucoma, we do.

In order to help you develop a clearer understanding of this condition, we’ve put together detailed, yet understandable, information regarding the many potential causes of glaucoma.

Here, you can learn about the link between glaucoma and other conditions such as diabetes and optic neuritis, whether or not glaucoma is preventable, and how it can develop in children.

To find information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, you can learn more here.