glaucoma risk factors

No strategies exist to lower glaucoma risk; healthy habits offer starting pointAlthough there are no scientifically proven ways to prevent glaucoma, healthy habits–such as moderate exercise, regular visual check-ups, and eating green, leafy vegetables–represent a good starting point for a prevention strategy.
ECPs don’t treat glaucoma aggressively enoughGlaucoma isn’t being treated aggressively enough, and eyecare practitioners are being too cautious when it comes to treating and diagnosing the disease—often at the patient’s expense.
Numerous issues underlie unexplainable glaucoma progressionWhen glaucoma is progressing despite good intraocular pressure control, clinicians should consider a variety of issues before advancing patients along the therapeutic ladder.