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The Ageing Eye
Aging is a natural consequence of living, but is losing sight an inevitable consequence of aging?
Blindness Rates Soaring in NZ
Blindness rates from glaucoma in New Zealand are rising dramatically with about 68,000 New Zealanders over the age of forty currently with this devastating disease.
Glaucoma & Your Eyes
Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye diseases where the optic nerve at the back of the eye is slowly destroyed.
Types of Glaucoma
Glaucoma is actually a range of conditions in which the common feature is damage to the optic nerve.
Detecting and Treating Glaucoma
How is Glaucoma detected and how is it treated? Find out here.
About Glaucoma NZ
Glaucoma NZ is a non-government funded charitable trust established in 2002 with a mission to eliminate blindness from glaucoma.
Lifestyle with Glaucoma
Just as ultraviolet (UV) radiation can damage your skin, so eyes can be damaged from sun exposure. Long term exposure can contribute to eye disease, especially cataracts, eyelid skin cancers and possibly macular degeneration.