Once diagnosed as a glaucoma patient, you require constant and lifelong care. If detected early, it can be controlled immediately and there by prevent any vision loss. Although glaucoma can be controlled, any damage that has already occurred cannot be reversed.
Glaucoma can be successfully controlled with eye drops or surgical operations. This prevents further damage and thus preserves vision. Often, people tend to think that once their IOP has been brought down to safe levels they have been cured of glaucoma. Even when medication has successfully controlled glaucoma it is important to constantly monitor the condition by checking IOP levels regularly & use medications regularly. Periodic eye examinations are vital in controlling glaucoma. Glaucoma can worsen without you being aware of it and your treatment may need to be changed over time.
We hope the following information is helpful to you.