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Symptoms of glaucoma can include blurred vision or seeing rainbow-coloured circles around bright lights. Both eyes are usually affected.

Your age, ethnicity, family history and some medical conditions can increase your chances of getting glaucoma.

Treatment for glaucoma will depend on your symptoms. It can include eyedrops, laser treatment and surgery.

Glaucoma is a common eye condition where the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain, becomes damaged.

Page last reviewed: 26/02/2021
Next review due: 26/02/2024