10 THINGS TO DO TODAY TO PREVENT VISION LOSS FROM GLAUCOMA

The crucial connection between the eye and the brain, the optic nerve, is gradually harmed by glaucoma. Typically, glaucoma patients have vision loss prior to any eye issues. However, many people do not even notice they have glaucoma. Primary open-angle glaucoma is the most prevalent form of the disease. When eye fluid known as aqueous…

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Can Uveitis Cause Glaucoma?

Is there a link between uveitis and glaucoma? Uveitis is inflammation inside the eye which can happen in any portion of the eye. This means that inflammation can be present in either the front of the eye or the back of the eye or in both the front as well as the back of the…

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Is trabeculectomy a safe and proven surgical procedure for glaucoma?

Trabeculectomy is a specific type of surgery that is performed to treat open-angle glaucoma. It is usually done in a hospital and often takes less than an hour.  The procedure can be done in local or general anesthesia dependent on the specific needs of the patient. A glaucoma surgeon will often create a very small opening in…

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What are options for treating my glaucoma?

Glaucoma is of many different types. Depending on the type of glaucoma your eye doctor or eye specialist and surgeon will determine what is the best type of treatment for you. Surgery is often not the first step in the treatment of glaucoma however in situations where medications or lasers do not work surgery is…

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