Unlike many diseases that affect the human eye, glaucoma lacks symptoms and warning signs in its early stages. When left untreated, glaucoma can cause irreversible blindness – this is currently one of the leading causes of blindness in Australia today. It’s astounding to think that two in 100 Australians are unaware that they are experiencing serious optic nerve damage, resulting in loss of vision within a matter of years. Hansen Optometrists believe it is vital for over 50s to have their eyes tested for glaucoma every year. Using the absolute latest in retinal imaging technology, the experienced optometrists will provide you with accurate, fast and sometimes sight- saving results. Sixty minutes of your time each year can save your vision – book your appointment online, or call 6362 2222.