Inside Health

BBC Radio 4


Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney


MedMatters: Case Notes Glaucoma 25 Jan 11

January 25th, 2011

Episode 15 of 329 episodes

Glaucoma is an eye disease in which fluid pressure is raised. It causes irreversible damage to the optic nerve and loss of vision. Dr Mark Porter visits Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and finds about a new test for glaucoma, which will lead to earlier diagnosis He also hears about the latest research into the genetics of the optic nerve.