glaucoma

Acute Glaucoma Attack Treatment

Acute Glaucoma Attack Treating

Unlike POAG (Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma), where the IOP increases slowly, in intense angle-closure, it enhances all of a sudden. This unexpected rise in pressure can happen within a matter of hours and become really unpleasant. If the pressure rises high enough, the pain might end up being so extreme that it can trigger nausea and […]

Updated: August 8, 2016 — 3:45 am

Recovery Period after Glaucoma Surgery

glaucoma surgery recovery complications

When medicines and laser surgeries do not lower eye pressure effectively, doctors may advise a procedure called filtering microsurgery (sometimes called traditional or cutting surgery).

Updated: August 7, 2016 — 10:42 am

Acute Glaucoma Signs and Symptoms

acute glaucoma symptoms

What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases causing optic nerve damage. The optic nerve carries images from the retina, which is the specialized light picking up tissue, to the brain so we can see. In glaucoma, eye pressure contributes in damaging the fragile nerve fibers of the optic nerve. When a significant […]

Updated: August 30, 2016 — 4:44 am
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