Tag: Iridotomy

Simple Laser Treatment For Glaucoma

Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans. Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More


Celebrate World Glaucoma Week

In recognition of World Glaucoma week we’ll discuss angle closure glaucoma and its treatment. There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated… Read More


Angle Closure and Its Treatment

Glaucoma comes in different forms. There are two basic types:open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Of the two types open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two. Angle closure glaucoma can result in more rapid loss of vision and must be treated immediately. Open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking… Read More


How Are Attacks of Glaucoma Treated?

Laser iridotomy is a procedure that makes a small opening in the iris (the colored part of the eye) to relieve increased eye pressure due to a type of glaucoma called angle-closure glaucoma. When the fluid that normally flows in and out of the eye cannot drain through its sponge-like drainage system, called the trabecular… Read More


The Basics of Glaucoma

There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated immediately. While open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking in the background,… Read More


What Is An Attack of Glaucoma

There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated immediately. While open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking in the background,… Read More


Glaucoma Lasers are Safe and Effective

Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans. Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earyl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More


Glaucoma What to Expect

There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated immediately. While open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking in the background,… Read More


Laser Treatment for Glaucoma Is Simple and Effective

Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans. Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earyl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More


Angle Closure Glaucoma and Its Treatment

There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated immediately. While open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking in the background,… Read More


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