Can Lifestyle Modifications Help Control Glaucoma Progression?

People today are increasingly interested in how lifestyle choices affect health. Patients with glaucoma want to help themselves and save their sight in any way they can in addition to the medications and surgery.
The traditional view has been that lifestyle choices do not play a role in glaucoma, but several studies show that lifestyle factors can influence eye pressure, which is a major risk factor for glaucoma. There is little data, however, on whether these factors impact the development (or worsening) of glaucoma.

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Best treatment for Cataract and Glaucoma in Navi Mumbai, India - a tale of happiness

I am not new to eye conditions since I suffer from glaucoma in my right eye since 17 years. I had drops that would take care of my vision. At 70 years one doesn't worry much about vision since its a part of old age. But my thought process changed 3 years ago when my real ordeal began with issues in my left eye. My vision in left eye seemed to diminish with each passing day over the past 3 months. Nothing was clear to look at and the eye pain that came with was another issue all together. I had watering of eyes due to which I couldn't read anything for more than 2 minutes nor watch any television. I had headaches that seemed to never go away. I realized something is wrong and that is when I decided I had to consult an eye doctor. After some looking around on internet, I found out about Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI eye hospital) and it was listed as one of the best eye hospital in Navi Mumbai. Just a few minutes ride from my home (Vashi) meant an easy consult. I came to AEHI on Palm Beach road for consultation with Dr. Vandana Jain, Cataract and Lasik surgeon at AEHI.

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Angle Closure Glaucoma Treated Successfully at AEHI, Navi Mumbai

Mrs Himani a 50-year-old lady resident of Navi Mumbai visited Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute with complaints of pain in her left eye , redness and diminished vision with a frequent headache . She was very must disturbed from her professional and personal life. She was not able to work properly and efficiently, had to avoid travelling for her eye complaints.

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Secondary Glaucoma Treated Successfully at AEHI, Navi Mumbai

What is Pigment Dispersion Glaucoma (PDG)?

It is a type of secondary glaucoma characterized by heavy regular pigmentation of the trabecular meshwork, iris Trans illumination defects and pigment along the corneal endothelium.

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disorder which leads to progressive damage to the optic nerve in a characteristic pattern. The optic nerve is involved in carrying the visual impulse from the retina to the brain enabling to see this impulse as vision.

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Vision Improved after Trabeculectomy with Ologen Implant done for Glaucoma at AEHI

We present to you a case of Mr Ali Ahmed,20 yrs old young male resident of Navi Mumbai, who came to Advanced Eye hospital and Institute for a second opinion for treatment of Glaucoma. Mr Ali was diagnosed of Glaucoma 5 months back by an Ophthalmologist. He has been on medication and eye drops since then but all in vain. His eye complains were still there and seemed to get worse day by day.

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Sneaky Vision Thief-Glaucoma Caught at AEHI, Navi Mumbai, India

Glaucoma can be a devastating disease if not taken care of in time. We bring to you Mr. Prakash* ( name changed) eho had visited AEHI eye hospital at Sanpada for his eye problems. He was diagnosed with glaucoma and was treated by Dr. Rajesh Mishra. Heres what he has to say while describing his journey to AEHI eye hospital and his glaucoma:

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Glaucoma surgery: an overview

The current status of glaucoma care in the world may be summarized as follows: More than half of glaucoma in the community (and more than 90% in developing countries) is undiagnosed, more than 50% of patients with undiagnosed glaucoma have seen an eye care provider in the recent past, more than half of patients taking glaucoma medications do not need them (overtreatment) and 50% of those advised to take medication do not do so.

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Glaucoma Tube Shunt Procedures

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. Appropriate treatment for glaucoma will prevent loss of sight in the majority of patients whose condition is detected early or are at risk of developing it. Glaucoma service at Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI), Sanpada near Vashi station in Navi Mumbai is dedicated to the care and treatment of people who have glaucoma. Glaucoma service at AEHI offers sophisticated, state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities. AEHI provides a team of fellowship trained Glaucoma specialist, ophthalmologists, diagnostic equipment such as slit lamps,GAT, Gonioscope, Perimetry, Fundus camera, OCT. We have facilities for advanced laser and surgical procedures to control Glaucoma such as trabeculectomy, tube implants, non-penetrating glaucoma surgeries, surgery for congenital glaucoma and different lasers for glaucoma management.

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