Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal


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Renewed Eyesight at 102 Years

Meet Mohammed Awad, 102 years old. He’s led a full and active life but found he was his eyesight was limited. After treatment at Rambam Health Care Campus, Mohammed is seeing clearly once again. Mohammed Awad’s vision was deteriorating until he saw nothing but shadows. But Awad decided not to give up in this era of […]

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What’s in the site?

Welcome to Prof. Blumenthal’s website, containing a wealth of information on cataract and glaucoma. GLAUCOMA: This website contains in-depth information about: diagnosing and treating glaucoma, including eye-drops for lowering pressure, laser surgery for glaucoma (iridotomy, trabeculoplasty, and SLT) and glaucoma surgery including filtration surgery (trabeculectomy) and tubes. Additional glaucoma topics include: how to better place

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Hebrew book about Cataract & Glaucoma, by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

Cataract & Glaucoma Hebrew book

This Hebrew book “Cataract and Glaucoma” authored by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal, describes in clear and concise language two common eye diseases of the eye, namely: cataract: blurring of vision due to opacity of the lens; and glaucoma: damage to the optic nerve due to elevated intra-ocular pressure. The book describes what is cataract, why and

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From The Press- General

Glaucoma & Cataract Can be Treated Together Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST. Jan 29, 2003   Abstract: Although cataracts can be removed only with surgery, modern cataract surgery is extremely efficient and considered one of the most common – if not most common – and one of the safest surgical procedures available. Once discovered, special

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A Man of Vision

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST. Article as PDF Glaucoma and cataracts are two common causes of blindness. A new book by an Israeli ophthalmologist describes them and details how they can be cured or controlled. Was David the world’s first expert on ophthalmology? His adversary, Goliath, had vision problems. The biblical text indicates that this

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