Diagnosis and management of Glaucoma

Diagnosis and management of Glaucoma -

  • Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that damages the optic nerve and can lead to vision loss or blindness if left untreated.
  • Glaucoma is very dangerous and sight threatening disease, occurring mostly in middle aged men and women
  • Early diagnosis is very important to prevent blindness, or visual loss in case of glaucoma
  • Glaucoma can be detected early by good clinical examination combined with OCT examination and by perimetry (visual field examination)
  • Our doctors and optometrists are very well experienced clinically.
  • We offer both OCT and PERIMETRY examination at our centres

Glaucoma management include -

  • Medicines: nowadays very good medicines are available for glaucoma treatment.
  • Lasers: in certain type of glaucoma (like acute angle closure and chronic angle closure glaucoma) only medicine doesn’t work.
  • Laser procedure like YAG LASER IRIDOTOMY is necessary and compulsory. Early diagnosis also matters in this type of glaucoma to prevent blindness
  • In a very few cases which are refractory to medicine and lasers, surgery is required
  • Mostly antiglaucoma surgery is trabeculectomy.

We offer -

  • Laser Treatments
  • Surgical Treatments of all kind of antiglaucoma surgeries at our centre