Pathology of the optic nerve head which slowly and sometimes acutely causes loss of vision. Treatment: eye medication, laser and sometimes invasive surgery to lower the intraocular pressure. There are many types of glaucoma (please ask your eye physician for further details).


           Glaucomatous optic nerve damage                        Normal optic nerve appearance



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Ludwig Ophthalmology Centre
47 Lanihuli Street
Hilo, Hawai`i 96720
Phone: 808-961-4711
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