Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

What is Glaucoma

A visual field machine used for testing glaucoma patients

How is Glaucoma Diagnosed?

 Patients who visit my clinic for the first time often ask me:  “do I have glaucoma or perhaps not?”.  Others  who have already been diagnosed with glaucoma with certainty, might like to learn how their doctor came to this conclusion. In this chapter, I will try to explain in detail how an ophthalmologist  diagnoses whether …

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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 gradually during the course of many years and even decades. Even though it would make sense that the disease would damage both eyes equally, it …

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