Glaucoma is a disease that can not be self diagnosed.
There are a number of steps that are required to determine a diagnosis which will in turn decided on the best form of treatment.
In its early stages of Glaucoma you will not notice any symptoms.
However, it does start damaging your optic nerve right from the beginning, by the time you start to notice changes in your peripheral vision irreversible damage has been done
which is why it’s so important to diagnose it early.
Regular check ups at the optometrist are necessary for early detection and referral to an ophthalmologist for through examination is necessary
STEPS IN DIAGNOSIS