It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.
High "Intraocular pressure"(IOP) is the primary cause. Rightly called “SILENT THIEF OF SIGHT” as >90% of patients don’t experience any problem till end-stage.
Side vision (Field of vision) is gradually reduced leads to Tunnel Vision and total blindness In end stage
So if you have similar problems, if your age Is >40 years, any of your family members are suffering from glaucoma then meet your Glaucoma Specialists without delay.
We are one of the few eye hospitals in South Gujarat where comprehensive glaucoma management is offered by full-time Glaucoma Specialist.
Cutting edge technology is available for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Goldmann Applanation Tonometer
-For accurate IOP measurement
OCT scanning, OPTOPOL, Polland
-For 360-degree Optic Nerve scan to detect early glaucoma
-To differentiate Open-angle glaucoma from Closed-angle
PACHYMETRY, QUANTEL Medical - France
-For Corneal thickness measurement
Humphrey Perimeter, ZEISS, Germany
-To detect visual field defects and monitor the progression of glaucoma.
Gold Standard method worldwide
Glaucoma Eye drops reduce eye pressure
and preserve the optic nerve
Regular and lifelong treatment is advisable.
Nd-YAG Laser Glaucoma treatment -
1. Laser Iridotomy in Angle Closure glaucoma
2. SLT for Open-Angle Glaucoma
3. Capsulotomy for PCO
TRABECULECTOMY surgery is done to control eye pressure when Drops+ Laser fails
Glaucoma Valve surgery is done for complicated cases.
Combined surgeries with Cataract and Retina is also done in selected cases.