Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma Treatment

Glaucoma is a slowly progressive degeneration of the optic nerve due to high intraocular pressure leading to blindness.We at AEILC providing best Glaucoma Treatment in Mumbai.

It is a silent thief of vision & hence everyone should undergo regular eye check up after the age of 35 years. In India, angle closure glaucoma is very common & it’s early detection & by laser iridotomy cures the disease. = Simple treatment by laser iridotomy cures the disease if done at the right time.

In early stages, all the glaucoma tests are normal and laser iridotomy should be done even before the eye pressure has started rising. Once the eye pressures are high, more than 3/4 of angle is already closed & laser iridotomy is not of much help at this stage.

Medical treatment of glaucoma- to control eye pressure, you need to put the eye drops prescribed by your doctor for the rest of your life & do eye check up at regular intervals.

Surgical treatment (trabeculectomy with mitomycin)- In this operation, new passage is created for outflow of aqueous under the superior conjunctiva. Majority of patients do not need to put eye drops after the operation. But you need to continue eye check up at regular intervals.

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