Glaucoma causes

An extremely complex disease, glaucoma is caused by 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. We don’t know what causes primary glaucoma. In secondary glaucoma, we do.

In order to help you develop a clearer understanding of this condition and understand potential glaucoma causes, we’ve put together detailed, yet understandable, information for you to browse.

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

Discover more information regarding glaucoma diagnosis and glaucoma treatment here. Alternatively, visit our glaucoma homepage for more information on glaucoma symptoms..