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Do not let glaucoma hit you unexpectedly

Elevated eye pressure and family history of this illness are among the many factors to watch out for

Mr Chua has been driving a taxi for years and never had many problems on the road.

But in 2015, the middle-aged sole breadwinner began experiencing intermittent blurring of vision, especially at night.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 17, 2018, with the headline 'Do not let glaucoma hit you unexpectedly'. Print Edition | Subscribe