Cataract Surgery in Patients With Well-Controlled Glaucoma

Cataract Surgery in Patients With Well-Controlled Glaucoma

Cataracts are frequently found in eyes with glaucoma. This common problem has many individual solutions. The course of action chosen will depend on the Ophthalmologist’s own patient cohort, surgical experience and the type and severity of the glaucoma. In some cases, the glaucoma and cataract are part of the same process: pseudo-exfoliative glaucoma, uveitic glaucoma, … Read more

Can Corneal Transplant Cause Glaucoma?

Can Corneal Transplant Cause Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the most frequent and severe postoperative complications of penetrating keratoplasty (corneal transplant), as demonstrated by the fact that up to one third of corneal graft failures are caused by a rise in intraocular pressure (IOP). The ensuing endothelial decompensation finally leads to permanent corneal graft opacification. Endothelium is an important layer … Read more

Do They Put You to Sleep for Cataract Surgery?

Do They Put You to Sleep for Cataract Surgery

During Cataract Surgery, What Kind of Anesthesia Is Used? Older people are more likely to develop cataracts. A simple procedure can replace a cloudy lens with a clear one following the removal of the cloudy lens. The majority of cataract surgeries are now performed as outpatient procedures, and the entire procedure typically lasts approximately 2-3 … Read more

Cyclosporine Eye Drop Uses and Side Effects (Is It Safe?)

cyclosporine eye drop uses and side effects

Cyclosporine (Restasis) is a popular medication for treating the problem of dry eyes. It is a trusted drug because of its extreme efficiency and high success rate. Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive drug. The drug works by preventing the immune system from attacking the ocular tissues. The drug has been used to treat various eye conditions, … Read more

How to Stop Glaucoma Progression (Practical Tips)

How to Stop Glaucoma Progression

Glaucoma Is Still Underdiagnosed Glaucoma affects millions of people worldwide, but most don’t know they’re at risk until their vision starts deteriorating. According to the Baltimore Eye Survey (BES), approximately half of people who suffer from glaucoma go undiagnosed for years before they seek treatment. One major factor contributing to the lack of early detection … Read more

Does Everyone Get Cataracts? (Explained)

Does Everyone Get Cataracts

Does Everyone Get Cataracts Eventually? In a word, yes – but not necessarily at the same time. While cataracts tend to develop in one eye first, they eventually develop in the other eye as well, usually within a few months or years of the initial onset. Cataracts are a normal part of the aging process. … Read more