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Glaucoma causes irreversible vision loss due to damage to the optic nerve. The loss of sight is usually gradual and a considerable amount of peripheral (side) vision may be lost before there is an awareness of any problem. Early detection and treatment can save sight.
Known as the 'silent thief of sight' glaucoma develops slowly and often without any symptoms, leaving people undetected until the disease reaches an advanced stage. Left untreated, glaucoma can cause vision loss and may even lead to blindness.
Remember, you’re not on this journey alone. Glaucoma Australia works collaboratively with ophthalmologists, optometrists, pharmacists and the broader health network to help you manage your glaucoma and maintain your quality of life.