From this module, you will learn:
- What glaucoma is, why it arises, and the risk factors for its development
- The various types of glaucoma and how they differ
- How the condition is managed and what happens if it is left untreated
- The role of pharmacists and their staff in helping patients who have glaucoma
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Most people have a broad understanding of what glaucoma is: an eye condition more common in older people that – if left untreated – can cause vision loss. While this is broadly correct, there is much more to glaucoma.
What is glaucoma?
Rather than being an individual condition, the term ‘glaucoma’ refers to a group of diseases of the eye that cause damage