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Glaucoma The most common eye disease of the eyelid is a sty which is an infection of the eyelashes Several congenital defects of the eyelids occur including coloboma or cleft eyelid and ptosis a drooping of the upper lid Eye 4 Defects to the eye are in inner surface of the eyelid to the eyeball which usually burns The eyelids are skin diseases such as eczema and acne and malignant tumors The mucous membranes covering the inside of the eyelids and the outside of the eyeball are other eye diseases Without treatment glaucoma can cause blindness Glaucoma can also be treated by eye drops which is the most common treatment but must be used regularly Another treatment is the laser and the laser is used when the eye drops do not stop deterioration after laser In case eye drops will need to be continued after laser And the last treatment is surgery and surgery is only done if the eye drops and laser fail Treatment can always save the remaining eye vision but it does not improve eye sight Surgery is done by making a small hole in the eye to drain fluid and alleviate the pressure Doctors work by either aiding fluid drainage or reducing the fluid in the eye There is a 75 percent to 85 percent success rate Although anyone can get glaucoma some people have a higher risk of it People who are at risk of glaucoma may have a family history of glaucoma or may have diabetes or those who may take steroids An eye injury may cause glaucoma which your blood pressure may rise People in these groups should have there first eye exam no later than the age of 35 There are four major types of glaucoma and they are open angle or chromic glaucoma closed angle or acute glaucoma congenital glaucoma and secondary glaucoma Angle closure is associated with dilation and may provoke the
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