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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disorder which leads to progressive damage of the optic nerve in a characteristic pattern.

Optic Atrophy

Optic atrophy is the death of nerve fibres that make up the optic nerve which transmits visual information from your eye to your brain. It is the end

Acute angle closure glaucoma- can it cause a crisis situation

Acute angle closure crisis is one of the few true emergencies in the glaucoma world. Of all of the forms of glaucoma, angle closure has a much greater chance to cause permanent vision loss than open angle glaucoma, and the acute crisis

What are the risks of Glaucoma?

The only sure way to diagnose glaucoma is with a complete, regular and periodic eye check-up. A glaucoma screening that only checks eye pressure is not enough to find glaucoma.

How to prevent Glaucoma

While there are no known ways of preventing glaucoma, blindness or significant vision loss from glaucoma can be prevented if the disease is recognized in the early stages.

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is slowly progressive optic neuropathy (progressive damage to the nerve of the eye which connects the eye to the brain) resulting in progressive loss of vision.

Steroid induced Glaucoma: Cause of Avoidable Irreversible Blindness

Steroid-induced glaucoma is an iatrogenic and preventable disease. Steroids are a group of anti-inflammatory drugs, commonly used to treat ocular and systemic conditions.

Can Glaucoma cause vision loss?

Glaucoma is a complicated disease in which damage to the optic nerve can result in vision loss.

Factors to Consider in Premium IOL Selection in Glaucoma Patients

Pseudoexfoliation is related to both glaucoma and cataract. Patients with pseudoexfoliation have a tendency to have a poor response to pharmacologic dilation and may have weakened zonules, which may manifest as iridodonesis, phacodonesis or lens subluxation/dislocation.