Frequently Asked Questions
- What is glaucoma?
- What is the optic nerve?
- What is open-angle glaucoma?
- Does increased eye pressure mean that I have glaucoma?
- Will I develop glaucoma if I have increased eye pressure?
- Can I develop glaucoma without an increase in my eye pressure?
- Who is at risk for open-angle glaucoma?
- How can I prevent the disease from occurring?
- What are the symptoms of glaucoma?
- How is glaucoma detected?
- Can glaucoma be cured?
- Can glaucoma be treated?
- What can I do to protect my vision?
- What can I do if I already have lost some vision from glaucoma?
- What research is being done?
- What should I do for a family member or friend who may be at risk of glaucoma?
- Does Medicare cover the cost of an annual comprehensive eye exam?
- Where can I get more information?