Deep sclerectomy in combination with cataract surgery cures glaucoma

kremer zaccheiA study tells that majority of glaucoma patients who received combined deep sclerectomy and cataract surgery maintained a lower IOP at nearly 10 years follow-up with a minimum number of complications.

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Glaucoma cure drug detained in the Alcon Lab

alcon_gpas-760x593Recently the Eye-care giant Alcon Laboratories is shelving a long-studied drug that initially had been considered promising for treating age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma.

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Glaucoma - do you feel the pressure in eyes?

ts020014Glaucoma is the most common disease of eye after cataract. Many of you must be waiting to know this disease in a more detailed manner, and ofcourse in simpler language which often other medical journal articles would not provide you. So in next few minutes browse down the lines, and get to know what glaucoma is? Therefore from the next time onwards you dont mix up with the basic concept regarding glaucoma.

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Acute angle closure glaucoma - can make you blind

Glaucoma is a familiar name among eye diseases. So lets discuss about a typical type of glaucoma in this edition.

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Drainage system of eye - is it working well?

Checkout if your drainage system of eye working properly :

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New Glaucoma treatment help avoid delays in surgery

Patients of open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively acute angle-closure glaucoma are no longer required to suffer from surgery delays due to high intraocular pressure(IOP). Diamox, X-GEN Pharmaceuticals has devised a new adjunctive treatment for lowering IOP. Full article »

Postoperative IOP measure helps predicting success of combined cataract, glaucoma surgery

Recent study shows that early postoperative IOP (Intraocular pressure ) can help in predicting the success rate of combined cataract and glaucoma surgery.

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