Glaucoma is a condition that affects the optic nerve in the eye and is caused by pressure building up inside the eye, resulting in the damage. In most cases, the condition is hereditary. If the pressure is not treated by an ophthalmologist in a timely manner, it will eventually result in total blindness of the eye within a matter of a few years.
For most kids, height isn’t something they can change, so what do you do if you don’t like how tall or short you are? It might be girls feeling too tall and boys feeling too short. But some really tall boys might not like all that height and some shorter girls might get tired of all the jokes or of feeling like they’re staying little while their friends are growing up.
In a society obsessed with diets, body image and popularity, eating disorders seem to provide an answer to some people’s feelings of depression and low self-esteem. Unfortunately, though, eating disorders are a mystery that may not have a happy ending. Much like Alice as she begins her journey, once you begin the path down the rabbit hole of an eating disorder, it is difficult to come out on the other side, no matter how young or old you are.