Glaucoma is a spectrum of disorders that cause damage of the optic nerve.It one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States.Typically, glaucoma damage is caused by increased pressure within the eye. This increased eye pressure damages the optic nerve, which carries information from the eye to the brain.
Glaucoma caused by either trauma, drugs like corticosteroids, eye diseases, or other systemic diseases.Proper detection and continuing care are crucial in reducing the impact of Glaucoma on your vision.
When the decision is made to have glaucoma surgery, it must be understood, the condition can only be slowed down. There are several effective glaucoma techniques, including:
Bear in mind, as skilled and experienced as we are, the body has the ability to shut down some of these valves, requiring the patient to massage the eye or use eye drops again.
The decision about which device to use is a very important and personal one. We will discuss the options thoroughly and properly with you, to ensure you are confident about your decision.