Why does myopia cause glaucoma?

Myopia and glaucoma are relatively common eye diseases, no matter which one will affect the patient’s eye health, and the relationship between myopia and glaucoma is very close, glaucoma is one of the complications of myopia, so in daily life, in the face of the occurrence of these two diseases, we must treat as soon as possible.

Why does myopia cause glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the most common diseases in Ophthalmology, and also one of the main eye diseases leading to blindness. Research has found that myopia is one of the main risk factors for glaucoma. If people with myopia use computers for a long time, it is easy to lead to glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye disease caused by high pressure in the eyeball The pressure in the blood vessels of the eyeball will block the blood flow to the optic nerve, thus causing certain damage to the eyes. When the eyes are injured, the first place to be damaged is the edge of the retina. There are many patients who have not even noticed the damage of their eyes, and the vision around the retina begins to lose.

In particular, the incidence of glaucoma in high myopia is about 10 times higher than that of normal people. Some people think that high myopia is essentially a kind of chronic latent glaucoma. Especially the myopic patients who use computers for a long time are more vulnerable to glaucoma. People with myopia who use computers for a long time are also prone to other eye diseases and even blindness Therefore, people with myopic diseases must pay attention to protect their eyes when using computers.

However, not all glaucoma patients are caused by myopia, so in the occurrence of glaucoma disease, patients also need to go to the hospital as soon as possible for examination, find out the cause of the disease after symptomatic treatment, so as to completely cure the disease and reduce the harm to the health of the disease.

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