Risk Factors for Glaucoma

  • Age
  • High eye pressure
  • Steroid use
  • Family history of glaucoma
  • African or Hispanic ancestry
  • Hyperopic (farsighted)
  • Severe myopia (very nearsighted)
  • Eye trauma
  • Thin corneas
  • Diabetes
  • Migraine headaches
  • Poor circulation (Raynaud’s disease)
  • Pre-existing thinning of optic nerve

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