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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Best eye care for cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in all of ophthalmic medicine. However, all cataract surgery is not the same. Advancements in Ophthalmological care and surgical eye  are devices used both in terms of machines used to help perform surgery as well as intraocular lenses implanted are extremely varied both in…

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Who should I see for my glaucoma surgery?

Who should I go to if I need Glaucoma Surgery? Glaucoma is a complex eye disease and is best treated by a glaucoma specialist. A glaucoma specialist is a medical doctor who trains first as an eye surgeon who is adept and skilled in the treatment of all types of medical and surgical diseases of…

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What is a trabeculectomy?

Trabeculectomy: A safe surgery to lower intraocular pressure in uncontrolled glaucoma There are many operations for the treatment of glaucoma. Some procedures are recent developments in the surgical treatment of glaucoma, while others have been invented, performed and time tested for many years.  One such operation that has been around for decades is a trabeculectomy.…

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Corneal Hysteresis- New in the understanding and treatment of glaucoma

The cornea is the front clear dome shaped structure in the eye. This structure has thickness to it and it is through this structure that we measure the pressure inside the eye known as intraocular pressure. Corneal Hysteresis (CH) is an assessment of the cornea’s ability to absorb and dissipate energy and has been shown to…

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