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

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

What are the Tests for Glaucoma Evaluation?

Glaucoma Evaluation

Most people with glaucoma do not experience noticeable symptoms. Therefore, it is important to schedule a comprehensive eye examination with an eye care professional. Detailed glaucoma evaluation is the only way to tell if you have glaucoma. Below are some of the tests involved in a complete eye examination. This information will help you better … Read more