Glaucoma affects more than two million American and is the second leading cause of blindness in this country.

Symptoms of Open Angle Glaucoma

  • Narrowing peripheral vision
  • Mild Headache
  • Vague visual disturbances
  • Tunnel vision

Symptoms of Closed Angle Glaucoma

  • Intense pain in one eye, with vision problems
  • Swollen eyelid
  • Red, watery eye
  • Vision loss

Root Causes

  • Accumulation of wastes and metabolic slowdown related to going
  • High Blood pressure
  • Heredity
  • Nutritional deficiency some prescription drugs, including corticosteroids, antidepressants, and blood pressure medication

Food to avoid

Fluid retention in the eye may be a response to FOOD allergies. See the food Allergies section to determine whether a food is contributing to your problem.


Eat a basic, wholesome diet based on whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables.carotenoids are essential for optimism eye health.