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

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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

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

Role of Glaucoma Drainage Devices in Glaucoma Surgeries

Role of Glaucoma Drainage Devices in Glaucoma Surgeries

Glaucoma causes damage to optic nerve resulting into irreversible loss of vision. There are multiple factors involved but high intraocular pressure (IOP) plays an important role in the process of damage. High IOP is also a factor around which a whole range of treatment modalities revolve. Glaucoma drainage devices of various types are the latest … Read more

Conjunctival Autograft Prevents Recurrence of Pterygium

Conjunctival Autograft Prevents Recurrence of Pterygium

Pterygium is a degenerative fibrovascular growth which originates from the conjunctiva (the membrane on the white part of the eye) and encroaches the cornea (the transparent tissue at the front of the eye). In the early stages, it can cause astigmatism. As it grows further, it can even cause blindness if not treated timely. Surgery is … Read more