Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that causes a person to lose their vision. This loss in vision or eyesight often occurs gradually and is not noticed by the patient until it reaches a severity that is disabling for the patient’s day to day functioning. Because glaucoma is often not painful for the patient, it is important that patients are screened for the presence of this disease so it can be detected early and treated effectively. Those who are at high risk for glaucoma should be diagnosed as early as possible. Diagnosing the disease early allows a doctor to treat this disease in the best possible manner.
Often the very first treatment given to a patient with glaucoma is in the form of medicines or laser that is done in the clinic. Should glaucoma medicines and laser treatment not help adequately, a glaucoma patient may be advised surgery. Surgery cannot reverse the vision loss that has occurred due to glaucoma, but it can stop a patient from losing more vision and can stabilize their eyesight. Glaucoma surgery works best when it is done by a glaucoma specialist who is aware of all the intricacies of the surgery, is skillful and experienced in the procedure and understands the eye’s response to such intervention.
The Eye Center- Dr. Mahnaz Naveed Shah & Associates, has provided optimal glaucoma care for patients with all types of glaucoma in all age groups for well over a decade. The Eye Center offers not only the best glaucoma specialists in Karachi but also eye surgeons who can deal with all other problems that may occur in the presence of glaucoma. Our nine sub-specialty trained and experienced ophthalmologists, considered to be the best amongst the city and nationwide, provide our patients with skillful, compassionate care.
At The Eye Center- Dr. Mahnaz Naveed Shah & Associates we have the most state of the art diagnostic facilities, eye specialists, glaucoma specialists and surgeon and sub specialty eye surgeons that together provide the most up to date glaucoma care in Karachi. The glaucoma division is headed by Dr. Mahnaz Naveed Shah who is a US medical, residency and fellowship trained eye surgeon and glaucoma specialist with over twenty years of experience providing expert glaucoma care with compassion and dedication. Dr. Mahnaz is a member of the American Glaucoma Society, an elected fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified by the prestigious American Board of Ophthalmology.
At The Eye Center- Dr. Mahnaz Naveed Shah & Associates, we strive hard to protect the eyesight of our patients and help partner with them to enable them to lead a full and active life. We provide all types of glaucoma treatment and surgery including laser surgery, trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage devices and glaucoma valves. We are also the very first in Pakistan to provide a range of the newest glaucoma procedures called MIGS.