Everyone is at risk for glaucoma. However the following are groups at higher risk for developing glaucoma:

  • African Americans
  • People over 60
  • People with family members with glaucoma
  • Hispanics
  • Asians
  • Steroid Users
  • People who have had eye injuries
  • People who are very nearsightedness

People at high risk for glaucoma should get a complete eye exam every year. It is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States, and half of the people who have glaucoma don’t even know that they have it. The only way for you to know is to have a yearly comprehensive eye exam. Make your appointment today for specialized glaucoma treatment in Sarasota.