What is the right way to get treated for glaucoma if I have uveitis?

Glaucoma can be of many different types. Some types can be easier to treat than others. One of the more difficult to treat types of type of glaucoma is called uveitic glaucoma. Uveitic glaucoma is a common complication of uveitis or inflammation in the eyes, more specifically inflammation arising from the iris, ciliary body or…

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Posterior Segment OCT

 The Heidelberg SPECTRALIS OCT module is the ideal optical coherence tomography unit that allows high speed, ultra-high-resolution images to be captured and analyzed in a variety of diseases that affect the optic nerve and the retina. This makes the test easy for the patient enabling definitive results to be made available to the doctor immediately…

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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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