Surgical Treatment Options for Glaucoma
There are different types of glaucoma surgeries and techniques.
They may be categorized using this criteria:
Latest Glaucoma Talk
A Continuing Education course for Doctors of Optometry. This OD CE Course [2 credit hours] was held at Pasadena, CA last May 20, 2015.
- Know the main benefits and risks of currently available glaucoma treatments
- Be aware of the most promising potential future surgical glaucoma treatments.
Natural and Complementary Treatments for Glaucoma
In this interview from Today's Dietitian Magazine, Dr. David Richardson discusses Glaucoma and Complementary Glaucoma Therapies Holistic Nutrition: Complementary Glaucoma Therapies By Marsha McCulloch, MS, RD, LD, LN | November 2016 Issue Today's Dietitian | Vol. 18,...read more
Find out which supplements are best discontinued and continued around the time of eye surgery. These supplements lessens risks associated pre and post-eye operationread more
Evidence that PEA can be used to Treat Normal Tension Glaucoma (NTG). PEA has been shown to increase the flow of aqueous fluid out of the eye.read more
The Latest News About Glaucoma
Relay suture with guidance of an illuminated trocar. A 10-0 polypropylene suture was placed within the remaining length of the canal (a). The illuminated trocar was guided to be inserted beneath the scleral flap containing the disrupted canal (b). The needle with...read more
Finally, a head-to-head trial comparing the glaucoma surgeries trabeculectomy and canaloplasty [footnote trial citation]. And, the results heavily favor the safety of canaloplasty over trabeculectomy while also showing an impressive intraocular pressure reduction with...read more
Glaucoma Personal Stories
Real Stories. Real Lives of People with Glaucoma. Watch and hear their journeys and triumphs.
“He’s suffered so many losses that the idea that he could lose his vision was so frightening to us. He has a family history with glaucoma. He watched an uncle go blind. And it broke my heart that he could lose anything else…”