Regular Glaucoma Scans – your Best Defence Against Eye Disease
Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases where vision is lost due to damage to the optic nerve. There are often no symptoms or warning signs during the early stages. The loss of sight is mostly gradual and often the sufferers peripheral vision will deteriorate considerably before they become aware of the problem. It is for this reason that it is incredibly important to ensure your eyes are tested regularly.
Glaucoma Affects Approximately 300,000 Australians
- 2 in 100 Australians will develop Glaucoma in their lifetime
- 1 in 8 Australians aged over 80 years will develop glaucoma
- Immediate family of glaucoma sufferers are up to 10 time more likely to develop the disease
- Currently, approximately 50% of people with glaucoma remain undetected.
Here at Brazioni’s we offer comprehensive eye exams and digital retinal photography to catch eye catch eye diseases such as glaucoma early. The team at Brazionis Eye Care have over 30 years experience testing and treating patients in Williamstown and surrounding suburbs.