Why Don’t Glaucoma Treatments Totally Halt Vision Loss?
Feb08

Why Don’t Glaucoma Treatments Totally Halt Vision Loss?

Are Glaucoma Treatments Ineffective? Glaucoma is frustrating on so many levels – not the least of which is that because there are no symptoms with early glaucoma, most people do not get diagnosed until they have already lost quite...

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Glaucoma Surgery May Improve Lost Vision
Dec07

Glaucoma Surgery May Improve Lost Vision

There are two things nearly everyone with glaucoma hears if they are facing trabeculectomy glaucoma surgery: Vision lost to glaucoma cannot be regained An unlikely, but potential, risk of surgery is loss of vision Not exactly comforting. Vision May...

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1 in 5 Trabeculectomy Patients May End up With Ptosis (Eyelid Droop)
Nov25

1 in 5 Trabeculectomy Patients May End up With Ptosis (Eyelid Droop)

[Note: Image is of a severe ptosis. Most ptosis seen after eye surgery is less severe. | Photo credit: “1852 ptosis patient” by William Bell – http://www.flickr.com/photos/22719239@N04/2260115819. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons.] Trabeculectomy Lowers More Than Just Intraocular Pressure...

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Gold Standard Trabeculectomy Dethroned by Canaloplasty
Nov18

Gold Standard Trabeculectomy Dethroned by Canaloplasty

[Glaucoma Research Award 2014 awarded to Professor Norbert Körber by a non-profit patient organization, Bundesverband Auge, for his pioneering work in the field of Canaloplasty. The ceremony took place during the 112th Kongresses der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft (DOG) on...

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PhacoCanaloplasty™ vs Phacotrab
Nov11

PhacoCanaloplasty™ vs Phacotrab

Canaloplasty Is as Effective as Trabeculectomy When Combined with Cataract Surgery Unlike with trabeculectomy, cataract surgery enhances the IOP lowering effect of canaloplasty.[1] A recent study comparing the results of combined cataract and glaucoma surgery (”phaco­trabeculectomy” vs. “phaco­canaloplasty”) was published in the...

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