Stating that glaucoma is a serious disease that occurs as a result of higher than normal eye pressure and causes blindness, Professor of Eye Health and Diseases from Istinye University Hospital Liv Hospital Bahçeşehir. Dr. H. Zeki Büyükyıldız emphasized that the prevalence of the disease, which is also known as ‘black water’ among the people, is 2 percent. “IT IS MORE COMMON IN MYOPES” Stating that the risk is 5-6 times higher in those with…"High eye pressure can lead to blindness if not taken seriously."
Eye Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Merih Önol told Anadolu Agency (AA) that glaucoma is a serious health problem in terms of eye health. Stating that glaucoma, which is called “the sneaky thief of sight” by ophthalmologists, gradually decreases the fibers of the optic nerve, Önol stated that it is an insidious disease as much as cancer and has sad consequences when it is late. Önol pointed out that early diagnosis of glaucoma, which is usually…"Early diagnosis in eye pressure prevents blindness"