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Glaucoma

Glaucoma Treatment: Surgery

When drug treatment is not enough to reduce pressure in the eye, sometimes surgery must be performed. It should be known that glaucoma surgery does not serve to improve patients’ vision, because the optic nerve damage can not be regenerated, but to lower the eye pressure to the levels needed to maintain vision. Trabeculectomy, the

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Glaucoma Treatment: Medical Therapy

The damage caused by glaucoma cannot be reversed. But treatment and regular check-ups can help decrease or prevent vision loss, especially if the disease is treated in the early stages. Depending on the situation, your options may include prescription eye drops (drops), oral medications, laser treatment or surgery, or a combination of any of these

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Glaucoma: A Silent Disease

50% of patients with glaucoma do not know they have it. In most cases, it does not cause obvious symptoms, such as pain or sudden decrease in vision, and can go unnoticed until the damage is already significant and much of the visual field has been reduced, affecting the patient’s daily activities and converting other

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How can Glaucoma be prevented?

The key to preventing the irreversible damage that glaucoma produces in the optic nerve is the early diagnosis of the disease to be able to control it before it continues to evolve. Since in most cases it does not cause symptoms until advanced stages of the pathology, it is recommended to undergo ophthalmological examinations every

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of blindness. It comprises a group of diseases that cause progressive and irreversible damage to the optic nerve. This structure is key to vision since, through it, the images captured by the retina (converted into nerve impulses) are transmitted to the brain for it to interpret and

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