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

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery?

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetes can affect surgical outcomes for cataract surgery. Diabetes can result in complications like retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, and infections. The National Eye Institute found that these complications are more common in patients who have diabetes. Sometimes, diabetes has even led to blindness. Many people with diabetes have other … Read more

Rhabdomyosarcoma – Cancer of Orbit

Rhabdomyosarcoma

What is Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS)? Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is the most common cancer originating from the soft tissue of the orbit in children. Orbit is the bony cavity in which the eye resides. It is common in pediatric age group and they are rare in adults. Causes of RMS Rhabdomyosarcoma is caused by some genetic predispositions. Changes … Read more