Glaucoma Headaches

Eye disease headaches

It is actually very rare for any eye diseases to be the cause for headaches with only one exception which is glaucoma.  Glaucoma tends to affect the older generation or could possibly be hereditary.  Glaucoma is an eye disorder in which the pressure of the eyeball suddenly increases and is a very serious ailment with extremely high risk of blindness unless the condition is well treated and contained.

For most cases of glaucoma, no noticeable symptoms are experienced which is why this condition is scary.  By the time, glaucoma is diagnosed, the eyesight of the patients would have been destroyed. It is only in rare types of acute glaucoma whereby noticeable symptoms are experienced such as extreme pain in the eye, headache, nausea and vomiting. Very often the white area of the eye becomes very red. This acute eye condition must be seriously treated as an emergency that must be treated by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible to prevent blindness.