When humans get glaucoma, it tends to affect their eyesight and needs to be treated. Much in the same way when our canines get it, we need to get it sorted as soon as possible before they go blind. This is something that can happen if left untreated – permanent blindness.
Guest post contributed by Meredith Rogers
If you have increased risk factors for glaucoma such as family history, genetic predisposition, injury, diabetes, or older age, it is important to make lifestyle choices that may protect your vision. Although you can’t prevent glaucoma from happening or repair losses to your sight that occur from glaucoma, certain lifestyle habits and changes can lower the eye pressure and protect the optic nerve from damage from glaucoma.
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