Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, which is essential for good vision. It is often associated with increased pressure within the eye, known as intraocular pressure. This increased pressure can lead to gradual and irreversible vision loss if not detected and treated early.

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Glaucoma

Description

Glaucoma involves increased pressure inside the eye, potentially damaging the optic nerve. We employ cutting-edge diagnostic tools like Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to detect early signs of glaucoma. Our treatments include medication, laser therapy, and surgical interventions to manage eye pressure effectively.

Significance

1. Early detection is crucial for preventing vision loss in glaucoma.
2. Our treatments aim to lower eye pressure, slowing down the progression of the disease.

Highlights

1. Our team has expertise in treating glaucoma.
2. We use the latest diagnostic tools for accurate assessments.

Unique Hospital Features

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS):
Expertise in MIGS techniques for effective pressure control with minimal disruption.
Cutting-edge Imaging for Early Detection:
Employing advanced imaging techniques like Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for early glaucoma diagnosis
Comprehensive Glaucoma Management:
Offering a holistic approach to glaucoma care, combining medical, laser, and surgical treatments.

Detailed Explanation

What is glaucoma and how does it affect the eyes?

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, often due to increased pressure in the eye. It can lead to vision loss and blindness if not treated.

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, often due to increased pressure in the eye. It can lead to vision loss and blindness if not treated.

The two main types of glaucoma are open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma. Open-angle glaucoma is gradual and painless, while angle-closure glaucoma is sudden and can be accompanied by symptoms like severe eye pain and nausea.

Can glaucoma be cured or reversed?

While there is no cure for glaucoma, early detection and treatment can help manage the condition and prevent further vision loss.

What are the early signs and symptoms of glaucoma?

In its early stages, glaucoma may not have noticeable symptoms. Regular eye exams are crucial for early detection, as the condition can progress silently.

How is glaucoma diagnosed during an eye examination?

A comprehensive eye exam includes measuring eye pressure, examining the optic nerve, checking visual fields, and assessing the drainage angle in the eye. Additional tests may be conducted if glaucoma is suspected.

What are the treatment options for glaucoma?

Treatment may involve prescription eye drops, oral medications, laser therapy, or surgical procedures. The goal is to lower intraocular pressure and slow down the progression of the disease.

Is glaucoma hereditary, and should family members be screened?

There is a genetic predisposition for glaucoma, so if there is a family history of the condition, it’s important to inform your eye care provider. Regular eye exams are recommended for early detection.

What lifestyle changes can help manage glaucoma and prevent progression?

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise, avoiding smoking, and managing conditions like high blood pressure, can help support overall eye health and manage glaucoma.

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Lanco Hills Road, Khajaguda, Hyderabad 

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