Last Updated on March 22, 2023 by Shabnam Sengupta
Not exactly. Glaucoma is not a type but a sign and symptom of eye cancer. Glaucoma is a condition that is recognized by excessive pressure within the eyeball that gradually leads to loss of sight.
Eye melanoma cancer may lead to glaucoma because uncontrollable cancer cell growth can induce pressure to cause glaucoma–mostly characterised by eye pain, redness and blurry vision.
However, inflammation in the eye is another reason that can induce glaucoma, pressure in the eye or overall dysfunction of eye nerves.
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