The Most Common Type Of GlaucomaTuesday, March 27, 2012 - 22:08
Open-angle glaucoma often runs in families, but does not always affect every member of the family. It can also skip one or more generations. When it does strike, it almost always affects both eyes.
From somewhere inside the meshwork of channels, there seems to be some sort of increased resistance to the flow of fluid. This could be caused by:
- An injury
- Reaction to various medications
- The aging process
- Unknown reasons