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What is the retina?

The retina is the delicate, light-sensitive tissue that covers the interior wall of the eye. Like the film of a camera, it receives images projected through the lens of the eye and sends these images to your brain through the optic nerve. When the retina is damaged in any way, your vision becomes impaired. Damage…

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease that occurs when there is an increase in the fluid pressure within the eye. Over time, this pressure may cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve, resulting in vision loss. In fact, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the World. The damage to vision caused by glaucoma…