Glaucoma

What Type of Glaucoma Do I Have?

By editor
April 15, 2018

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness, affecting nearly 60 million people worldwide and leading to blindness in 8 million people.  Glaucoma awareness and understanding is important since many people go blind slowly without noticing until the very end.  It's equally important to distinguish the type of glaucoma that one has because the treatments are different. There ... read more


Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)→ A New Frontier in Glaucoma

By editor
August 2, 2017

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide and affects more than 3 million Americans. Initial glaucoma treatment consists of eye drops to the lower intraocular pressure (IOP) or a laser procedure called Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT). Unfortunately, in many glaucoma patients, these therapies are not enough.  Traditionally, glaucoma surgeons then proceed to a ... read more


GLAUCOMA—WHAT SHOULD MY DOCTOR MEASURE AND HOW OFTEN

By editor
July 20, 2017

Patients with elevated intra—ocular pressures are at risk to develop glaucoma. There are many types of glaucoma and just as many subtleties when it comes to making absolute statements about glaucoma. As a starting point we will only cover the most common type of glaucoma, chronic open angle glaucoma (COAG) and its warning sign or ... read more


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