Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

What is Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the developed world today. Many cases of blindness could be prevented if earlier diagnosis and treatment were initiated.  Glaucoma usually....

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Treating Glaucoma- Introduction

Once diagnosed with glaucoma, it is essential to lower and balance the intra-ocular pressure as much as possible. The term to ‘balance’ refers to decreasing the pressure to values in which it....

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Glaucoma Questions and Answers

Why do I have very severe damage in one eye and in the other eye only “mild” glaucoma? Glaucoma is a chronic disease which damages the optic nerve slowly and....

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What is a Cataract

Within each healthy eye is a lens that we are born with. This lens, which is crystal clear, is important in focusing the light onto the retina, and enabling us....

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Can Cataract be Prevented

Many patients who suffer from mild to moderate cataracts, or who already underwent cataract surgery in one eye, inquire if there is a way to prevent the worsening of a cataract....

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Reading Glasses

It is not good news for a person who never wore glasses their entire life, to suddenly, some point between the ages of 44 and 47, “giving in” and visiting....

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The Department of Ophthalmology at Rambam Health Care Campus, led by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal, cares for difficult and complex eye conditions.  Patients arrive from the northern half of Israel, as well as from more distant parts of Israel and from overseas.  The department is home to experts in all the different disciplines of ophthalmology, from cataract and retina, to glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, uveitis, cornea, pediatric ophthalmology and more.


Prof. Eytan Blumenthal specializes in surgery for glaucoma and cataract patients, and more specifically, in the care of the more complex patients that are referred (and self-referred) to our tertiary center, where we accumulated the knowledge, expertise and equipment to provide the best possible care.

The Department of Ophthalmology at Rambam Health Care Campus, led by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal, cares for difficult and complex eye conditions.  Patients arrive from the northern half of Israel, as well as from more distant parts of Israel and from overseas.  The department is home to experts in all the different disciplines of ophthalmology, from cataract and retina, to glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, uveitis, cornea, pediatric ophthalmology and more.

Prof. Eytan Blumenthal specializes in surgery for glaucoma and cataract patients, and more specifically, in the care of the more complex patients that are referred (and self-referred) to our tertiary center, where we accumulated the knowledge, expertise and equipment to provide the best possible care.

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