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What Does Cellophane Have to Do with Glaucoma?

What Does Cellophane Have to Do with Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease commonly associated with aging. The development of “floaters” in one’s visual field is also more likely as we get older. A portion of those with floaters will later develop a clear membrane on...

“Gentler” yet Effective Glaucoma Surgeries

Most glaucoma surgeons agree that Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Procedures are “gentler” than trabeculectomy or glaucoma drainage devices. MIGS Procedures are faster, done through very small corneal incisions, and have fewer risks. However,...

Trabeculectomy versus Canaloplasty (TVC study)

Finally, a head-to-head trial comparing the glaucoma surgeries trabeculectomy and canaloplasty [1]. And, the results heavily favor the safety of canaloplasty over trabeculectomy while also showing an impressive intraocular pressure reduction with canaloplasty. Even...

How Does a High IOP Cause Vision Loss?

How Does a High IOP Cause Vision Loss? Since the 1800s it has been known that high intraocular pressure (IOP) can result in permanent loss of vision. More recently it has been discovered that Glaucoma results from a selective loss of a particular cell in the eye...

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