Unlike POAG (Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma), where the IOP increases slowly, in intense angle-closure, it enhances all of a sudden. This unexpected rise in pressure can happen within a matter of hours and become really unpleasant. If the pressure rises high enough, the pain might end up being so extreme that it can trigger nausea and […]
What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases causing optic nerve damage. The optic nerve carries images from the retina, which is the specialized light picking up tissue, to the brain so we can see. In glaucoma, eye pressure contributes in damaging the fragile nerve fibers of the optic nerve. When a significant […]
What is idiopathic intracranial hypertension? Intracranial hypertension is a condition due to high pressure within the spaces that surround the brain and spinal cord. These spaces are filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which cushions the brain from mechanical injury, provides nutrition, and carries away waste.
Optic neuritis is a swelling of the optic nerve, the bundle of nerve fibers that transfers visual details from your eye to your brain. Pain and temporary vision loss prevail symptoms of optic neuritis. Optic neuritis is extremely related to multiple sclerosis, a disease that causes inflammation and damage to nerves in your brain and […]