Glaucoma in babies and children

Glaucoma is a type of optic neuropathy which can result in vision loss and blindness. The condition can be more alarming in children and babies. In younger ones, it can cause additional damages such as large refractive errors, astigmatism, strabismus, and amblyopia. The article discusses both infantile glaucoma and glaucoma in adults. Glaucoma in children and infants is classified as primary and secondary.