Glaucoma Eye Surgery

Introduction

Nandadeep Eye Hospital has exclusive glaucoma clinic with advance diagnostics equipments. Glaucoma is a silent killer of vision, yet it can be managed well under expert supervision with advanced technology, World Class operation Theatre, latest Laser therapies, Modern diagnostic equipments & super-specialist Glaucoma surgeons are the major qualities in solving challenging cases successfully and to prevent blindness.

Risk factors

  • Raised Intra Ocular Pressure
  • Family History of glaucoma
  • Eye Injury
  • Prolong use of steroids
  • Being extremely nearsighted or farsighted
  • As glaucoma is irreversiblethus early detection may control extend of disease and also secure avoidable blindness

In most of cases however there might not be any risk factor, hence early detection by screening is the key to diagnosis.

Symptoms

  • No symptoms- most common in initial phase
  • Headache
  • Eye pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Halos around lights
  • Eye redness
  • Tunnel vision

If left untreated, glaucoma will eventually cause blindness.

Stages Of Glaucoma

How is Glaucoma Diagnosed?

The only sure way to diagnose glaucoma is with a complete eye examination. A glaucoma screening that only checks eye pressure is not enough to find glaucoma.

During a glaucoma examination, your optometrist &ophthalmologist will:

  • Measure your eye pressure
  • Inspect your eye's drainage angle
  • Examine your optic nerve for damage
  • Test your peripheral (side) vision
  • Take a picture or computer measurement of your optic nerve
  • Measure the thickness of your cornea
Glaucoma Diagnostics

Facilities at Nandadeep Glaucoma Clinic :

  • Rebound Tonometer
  • Goldmann Applanation Tonometer
  • Gonioscopes
  • Perimetry machine to check visual fields
  • Optical Coherence tomography
  • Anterior Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Sub-Cyclo Laser to achieve targeted IOP
  • Surgery

Advantages of Sub-Cyclo Laser Treatment :

  • Safe
  • Reduces drug dependency
  • Reduces chances of surgical intervention
  • Reduces drug affects such as dry eye, efficacy
  • Predictable outcomes with achievable target IOP
Sub-cyclo laser treatment