How long does it usually take for glaucoma to go blind?

There is no definite time from the discovery of glaucoma to blindness; it depends on the type of glaucoma, the severity of the disease, and the treatment the patient takes. Some patients may go blind in a few days or months, while others retain some degree of vision for life.
Glaucoma is an eye disease characterized by pathologically increased eye pressure that can lead to more severe optic nerve damage, which in turn leads to reduced visual fields and loss of vision. The blindness caused by glaucoma is irreversible.
Not all patients with glaucoma will go blind. Early treatment with medication, laser therapy or surgery can effectively delay the progression of the disease and reduce the likelihood of vision loss.

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