Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma is defined as a group of eye diseases which damage the optic nerve. Glaucoma accounts be for almost 5.8% cases of blindly in 50+population. Glaucoma is a silent disease that can lead to permanent loss of vision.

So early detection and intervention is required to save the sight of an individual.

  • Slit lamp evaluation
  • Tonometry
  • Pachymetry
  • Gonioscopy
  • Fundus evaluation
  • OCT - RNFL Analysis
  • Perimetry
  • YAG LASER PERIPHERAL IRIDOTOMY: It is a laser treatment to create tiny holes in the iris to improve the flow of eye fluid to drain the treating narrow angle glaucoma.
  • TRABECULECTOMY: When surgery is needed to treat glaucoma, under the evaluation of microscope and use of specialized instruments to create a new bypass drainage channel for the eye fluid to leave the eye. The new channel created helps to lower the intraocular pressure.
  • Antibiotics
  • Steroids

What are the benefits & risks of Glaucoma Surgery?

The outcomes of Glaucoma Surgery depend on several factors and conditions suffered by the patient in the past.

The benefits of Glaucoma Surgery include

  • Reduction of intraocular pressure
  • Preserves existing vision

The risks of Glaucoma Surgery include

  • Eye infections
  • Hypotony
  • Secondary cataract

Consult with our experienced Doctors

JNU is home to some of the most eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective arenas and are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary procedures