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YAG Laser Iridotomy

YAG Laser Iridotomy is a procedure which is used to treat or prevent Angle Closure Glaucoma. Here, a YAG laser beam is used to create a small hole in

Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma surgery is aimed at decreasing the intraocular (eye) pressure by creating an alternate pathway for drainage of fluid inside the eye which is called as aqueous humour. Glaucoma surgery can be combined with cataract surgery or can be done in isolation.

What are the Different Types of Glaucoma Surgery?

While there are glaucoma medications that can help lower intraocular pressure, if the body either stops responding to these medications or the patient has reached the maximum dosage and they have the need for more treatment, glaucoma surgery is typically the next step that is advised by the glaucoma specialist.