Hence, do not start or stop taking the eye drops without consulting your doctor. If it fails to reduce, the swelling might be caused by some other factor. Our eyes contain a liquid called aqueous humour that keeps the eye pressure under control and also carries nutrients to our eyes. Abnormally high intra ocular pressure GOP in the eye is main contributing factor. However, in many instances, glaucoma has been found to occur in individuals having normal eye pressure. They are: Epiphora - A lot of tears come out of eyes continuously. After cataract surgery, lifting of heavy weights and direct exposure to sunlight is not allowed for a few days. Foreign bodies like dust or pollen particles entering the eye Skye, which is an eye infection Pink eye or conjunctivitis, which is the inflammation of the eyelids Eye strain due to working on the computer for a long period Migraine, where a person may experience eye ache and headache Contact lens related complications' Glaucoma, an eye disease which impairs vision After identifying the cause, it is important that you contact a medical practitioner, if the cause is serious. Also, persistent coughing due to infections can lead to bursting of blood vessels at the back of eye.

Thus the level of pressure inside the eye remains steady. These free radicals damage your eyes and your subsequent vision. Little can be done to treat any genetic defect, and hence for peripheral vision loss arising from it. Another type of open-angle glaucoma is pigmentary glaucoma, which occurs when the iris bends backwards and comes in contact with its neighbouring structures, particularly those found near the lens.