Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

Trabeculectomy

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 causes no symptoms in the early stages, and without proper testing, significant vision loss can occur before realizing that anything is wrong.  Once glaucoma is …

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Surgery for Glaucoma- Introduction

Surgery is necessary in those situations in which medicines and/or laser surgery are not adequate to sufficiently control the intraocular pressure. When an ophthalmologist decides that there is a risk for further advance of the disease despite current treatment, he is likely to recommend surgical intervention. Of all the existing surgeries performed to treat glaucoma, the most …

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