3616 Tamiami Trail Unit 1 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 Phone: (941) 235-1840 Fax: (941) 235-1842 Toll Free: 877-289-2515
Serving The SW Florida Region

by supplying a complete line of home medical supplies.

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Health Issues

Glaucoma Overview and Facts

Glaucoma refers to a group of disorders that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain.

Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the United States. There are four major types of glaucoma:

  • Angle-closure (acute) glaucoma
  • Congenital glaucoma
  • Open-angle (chronic) glaucoma * the most common type of glaucoma
  • Secondary glaucoma