Glaucoma is an eye condition linked to optic nerve damage, as a healthy optic nerve is crucial for clear vision. Glaucoma is typically genetic, develops with age, and progresses due to the buildup of pressure in the eye (intraocular pressure).
If your child has trouble seeing distant objects, they could be nearsighted. Myopia, or nearsightedness, is an eye health condition that each parent should be conscious of. However, many parents do not know about it.