Dear Doctor: What Is Glaucoma?

Guest : Robert Abel Jr., MD
From the Show: The Wizard of Eyes
Summary: Learn all you need to know about glaucoma and its six sub-types.
Air Date: 10/19/15
Duration: 10
Host: Robert Abel, Jr., MD
Dear Doctor: What Is Glaucoma?

Did you know glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S.? 

There are many types of glaucoma, as well as theories about the causes of glaucoma. 

Glaucoma cannot currently be prevented, but if diagnosed and treated early, it can usually be controlled.

Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, touches base on modern benchmarks for diagnosis and management of this condition.

Don't lose hope... glaucoma should be considered a treatable chronic disease with many options to prevent blindness.