What is Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution?

What is Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution

Bimatoprost (available as Lumigan, Careprost, Bimat etc.) is an eye drug for the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension. People can also lose vision due to increased pressure in eyes. In glaucoma and ocular hypertension, fluid remains in eyes and puts pressure on them. Bimatoprost reduces this pressure from eyes by flowing the fluid out … Read more

Glaucoma: Medical Treatment, Surgery and Lasers to Control Eye Pressure

glaucoma surgery

Medical vs Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma The current scenario of medical treatment and glaucoma surgery has changed drastically in the last two decades. There are now multiple effective topical medication (eye drops) for medical management of glaucoma. Some of the eye drops are used only once a day which is quite convenient to the patient. … Read more

Laser Peripheral Iridotomy Procedure and Its Role in Glaucoma Management

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Laser Peripheral iridotomy is an office procedure performed with lasers which involves making a hole in the periphery of the iris to create a communication between posterior chamber (the space between lens and iris) and anterior chamber (the space between iris and cornea). It is mainly used in narrow angle glaucoma and some other conditions … Read more

Is High Eye Pressure Always Glaucoma?

Is High Eye Pressure Always Glaucoma? 1

No. High eye pressure or intraocular pressure (IOP) is not always harmful and not always associated with glaucoma (damage to optic nerve). The normal range of intraocular pressure is traditionally considered to be between 10 and 21 millimeter of mercury (mmHg) but there are people who have high IOP but no glaucoma. This condition is … Read more

What Are the Factors Which Help Prevent and Manage Glaucoma?

What Are the Factors Which Help Prevent and Manage Glaucoma? 2

Those who have family history of glaucoma and those who already have glaucoma are always looking for natural ways to prevent and manage their condition. IOP (intraocular pressure) or simply ‘eye pressure’ is considered to be the only modifiable factor to prevent and control glaucoma. Recent studies have highlighted the role of other factors which … Read more

What Are the Causes of Glaucoma Other Than High Eye Pressure

what are the causes of glaucoma other than high eye pressure

It is commonly believed that high eye pressure causes glaucoma. This article highlights the role of ocular perfusion pressure in the causation of glaucoma. Dr. Weinreb and his colleagues have suggested how low ocular perfusion pressure (OPP) is responsible for the development and progression of glaucoma. What Is Ocular Perfusion Pressure? Ocular perfusion pressure is … Read more

Ophthalmic Equipment Market to Grow and Expand Rapidly

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USA, Canada, Europe, India and China are the biggest markets for the ophthalmic equipment and devices. With rapidly changing technology, ophthalmology practice will see significant growth in the coming years. Global ophthalmology device market has emerged as one of the growing segments in medical devices market, due to increased demand of ophthalmology devices for treatment … Read more