What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve.

This results in missing areas of vision and in some cases may lead to blindness.

What causes glaucoma?

High eye pressure is a risk factor that can lead to glaucoma.

There are other factors which can lead to glaucoma, but eye pressure is the only one that can be controlled.

How can high eye pressure be treated?

There are many ways high eye pressure can be treated; medications, glaucoma surgery or laser surgery.

XEN is a minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and is just one of the options available. Your eye specialist will discuss with you the best treatment option for you.

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