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Glaucoma Surgery

This kind of surgery involves either laser treatment or making a cut in the eye to reduce the intraocular pressure. The type of surgery is recommended based on the type and severity of glaucoma and the general health of your eye. Surgery can help lower pressure when medication is not sufficient. However, it cannot reverse vision loss.

Symptoms of Glaucoma

  • Severe eye pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Severe eye pain
  • Sudden onset of visual disturbance often in low light
  • Blurred vision
  • Halos around lights
  • Reddening of the eye

 


 


More About Treatment

Surgery involves either laser treatment or making a cut in the eye to reduce the intra-ocular pressure. The type of surgery depends  upon the type and severity of your glaucoma and the general health of your eye.

Laser Surgery
Doctors often recommend laser surgery before incisional surgery, unless the eye pressure is very high or the optic nerve is badly damaged. During laser surgery, a focused beam of light is used to treat the eye's trabecular meshwork that helps increase the flow of fluid out of the eye.

Incisional Surgery
In contrast, incisional surgery involves creating a drainage hole with the use of a small surgical tool. This new opening allows the intraocular fluid to bypass the clogged drainage canals and flow out of this new, artificial drainage canal.

When laser surgery does not successfully lower eye pressure, or the pressure begins to rise again, the doctor may recommend incisional surgery. Occasionally, glaucoma surgery may have to be repeated especially if excessive scarring cannot be prevented or after long periods of time.


FAQ's

What is Glaucoma?

It is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve. It is both, hereditary and can appear due to some other cause.

What causes Glaucoma?

The exact cause of Glaucoma contributes to the damage resulting in the blockage of passages that normally allow the fluid within your eye to drain.

Who gets Glaucoma?

It is more commonly found in people aged 40 and above.

How is Glaucoma harmful to vision?

Glaucoma is harmful to vision because of the damage instilled on the optic nerve.


Range Of Treatment Cost

2500-3000 USD

Surgery involves either laser treatment or making a cut in the eye to reduce the intra-ocular pressure. The type of surgery depends  upon the type and severity of your glaucoma and the general health of your eye.

Laser Surgery
Doctors often recommend laser surgery before incisional surgery, unless the eye pressure is very high or the optic nerve is badly damaged. During laser surgery, a focused beam of light is used to treat the eye's trabecular meshwork that helps increase the flow of fluid out of the eye.

Incisional Surgery
In contrast, incisional surgery involves creating a drainage hole with the use of a small surgical tool. This new opening allows the intraocular fluid to bypass the clogged drainage canals and flow out of this new, artificial drainage canal.

When laser surgery does not successfully lower eye pressure, or the pressure begins to rise again, the doctor may recommend incisional surgery. Occasionally, glaucoma surgery may have to be repeated especially if excessive scarring cannot be prevented or after long periods of time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Glaucoma?

It is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve. It is both, hereditary and can appear due to some other cause.

What causes Glaucoma?

The exact cause of Glaucoma contributes to the damage resulting in the blockage of passages that normally allow the fluid within your eye to drain.

Who gets Glaucoma?

It is more commonly found in people aged 40 and above.

How is Glaucoma harmful to vision?

Glaucoma is harmful to vision because of the damage instilled on the optic nerve.

Range of Treatment Cost

2500-3000 USD

Top Hospitals

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Glaucoma Surgery
Amandeep Hospital

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BR Life Hospitals

With a strong belief of ‘giving back to the country’, BR Life is a leading healthcare services brand owned by Dr. BR Shetty. Under the banner of BR Life, we have super specialty healthcare facilities in India, Nepal and E.....

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VEDIC SUTRA WELLNESS CENTER

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Meraki Dental Studio

Meraki Multi-Specialty Dental Studio is a state of the art facility with well-qualified dentists who believe in continued education and utilizing world’s latest technologies and procedures to offer unprecedented service and car.....

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Manipal Dwarka Hospital

Hospital Profile Description Currently Not Available

Top Doctors

DR ANITA  SETHI
Dr Anita Sethi

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR SAMEER  KAUSHAL
Dr Sameer Kaushal

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR AMOD  NAYAK
Dr Amod Nayak

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR VAIBHAV SHARMA
Dr Vaibhav Sharma

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR RAJIV  MOHAN
Dr Rajiv Mohan

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR JAIDRATH  KUMAR
Dr Jaidrath Kumar

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

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Glaucoma Surgery

This kind of surgery involves either laser treatment or making a cut in the eye to reduce the intraocular pressure. The type of surgery is recommended based on the type and severity of glaucoma and the general health of your eye. Surgery can help lower pressure when medication is not sufficient. However, it cannot reverse vision loss.

Symptoms of Glaucoma

  • Severe eye pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Severe eye pain
  • Sudden onset of visual disturbance often in low light
  • Blurred vision
  • Halos around lights
  • Reddening of the eye

Surgery involves either laser treatment or making a cut in the eye to reduce the intra-ocular pressure. The type of surgery depends  upon the type and severity of your glaucoma and the general health of your eye.

Laser Surgery
Doctors often recommend laser surgery before incisional surgery, unless the eye pressure is very high or the optic nerve is badly damaged. During laser surgery, a focused beam of light is used to treat the eye's trabecular meshwork that helps increase the flow of fluid out of the eye.

Incisional Surgery
In contrast, incisional surgery involves creating a drainage hole with the use of a small surgical tool. This new opening allows the intraocular fluid to bypass the clogged drainage canals and flow out of this new, artificial drainage canal.

When laser surgery does not successfully lower eye pressure, or the pressure begins to rise again, the doctor may recommend incisional surgery. Occasionally, glaucoma surgery may have to be repeated especially if excessive scarring cannot be prevented or after long periods of time.

What is Glaucoma?

It is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve. It is both, hereditary and can appear due to some other cause.

What causes Glaucoma?

The exact cause of Glaucoma contributes to the damage resulting in the blockage of passages that normally allow the fluid within your eye to drain.

Who gets Glaucoma?

It is more commonly found in people aged 40 and above.

How is Glaucoma harmful to vision?

Glaucoma is harmful to vision because of the damage instilled on the optic nerve.

2500-3000 USD

Top Hospitals

Rating :

NABH
Glaucoma Surgery
Amandeep Hospital

In 1990, Amandeep Group was established by Dr. Amandeep Kaur & Dr. Avtar Singh as Amandeep Hospital a 5 bedded specialty center for Orthopedics & Trauma management. What started as an institution to serve the needy today is res.....

Rating :

Glaucoma Surgery
BR Life Hospitals

With a strong belief of ‘giving back to the country’, BR Life is a leading healthcare services brand owned by Dr. BR Shetty. Under the banner of BR Life, we have super specialty healthcare facilities in India, Nepal and E.....

Rating :

Glaucoma Surgery
VEDIC SUTRA WELLNESS CENTER

Vedic Sutra—A first of its kind Techno-Ayurveda centre was founded by doctor Anu Jaiswal to provide Therapies based on the unison of Technology with Ayurveda for curing the Ailments of Body.....

Rating :

Glaucoma Surgery
Meraki Dental Studio

Meraki Multi-Specialty Dental Studio is a state of the art facility with well-qualified dentists who believe in continued education and utilizing world’s latest technologies and procedures to offer unprecedented service and car.....

Rating :

Glaucoma Surgery
Manipal Dwarka Hospital

Hospital Profile Description Currently Not Available

Top Doctors

DR ANITA  SETHI
Dr Anita Sethi

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR SAMEER  KAUSHAL
Dr Sameer Kaushal

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR AMOD  NAYAK
Dr Amod Nayak

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR VAIBHAV SHARMA
Dr Vaibhav Sharma

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR RAJIV  MOHAN
Dr Rajiv Mohan

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

DR JAIDRATH  KUMAR
Dr Jaidrath Kumar

India

Specialty - Ophthalmology

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