Glaucoma Treatment Articles

Glaucoma Surgery: What To Expect

Glaucoma Surgery: What To Expect

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Several surgical treatments are available, depending on the type and stage of glaucoma.
Santen Receives Fda Approval For Omlonti For Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

Santen Receives FDA Approval for Omlonti for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

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The new glaucoma eye drop medication increases drainage through the eye’s conventional outflow pathways via a unique pharmacological action.
Tips To Minimize The Side Effects Of Glaucoma Medications

Tips To Minimize the Side Effects of Glaucoma Medications

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If you are experiencing side effects from your glaucoma medications, learn what you can do to reduce or eliminate them.
Glaukos Receives Fda 510(K) Clearance Of The Istent Infinite Migs Device

Glaukos Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance of the iStent Infinite MIGS Device

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MIGS founder announces the first-ever micro-invasive implantable device for standalone glaucoma treatment.
Endoscopic Laser Treatment

Endoscopic Laser Treatment

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Endoscopic laser surgery is used to treat both open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma.
I’M Allergic To My Glaucoma Eye Drops. Is This Common?

I’m Allergic to My Glaucoma Eye Drops. Is This Common?

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While it’s uncommon for people to have an allergic reaction to eye drops, it can happen.
Glaucoma Medication Manufacturers

Glaucoma Medication Manufacturers

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A number of medications are currently in use to treat glaucoma.
Cataract Surgery And Glaucoma

Cataract Surgery and Glaucoma

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A number of factors affect the decision of whether to surgically remove cataracts in the patient with glaucoma.
Eye Drop Techniques From Dr. Andrew Iwach

Eye Drop Techniques from Dr. Andrew Iwach

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Prescription eye drops for glaucoma help maintain the pressure in your eye at a healthy level and are an important part of the treatment routine for many people.
Is There A Best Technique For Putting In Eye Drops?

Is There a Best Technique for Putting in Eye Drops?

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Is there a “best technique” for getting my glaucoma medication eyedrops in my eyes?
Should You Be Using Marijuana To Treat Your Glaucoma?

Should You Be Using Marijuana to Treat Your Glaucoma?

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As marijuana use becomes more accepted and increasingly legalized, glaucoma patients have questions about its effectiveness as a viable treatment option.
Laser Iridotomy: Frequently Asked Questions

Laser Iridotomy: Frequently Asked Questions

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Laser peripheral iridotomy is the standard first-line treatment in closed-angle glaucoma and eyes at risk for this condition.
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty: 10 Commonly Asked Questions

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty: 10 Commonly Asked Questions

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Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, or SLT, is a form of laser surgery that is used to lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma.
Glaucoma Can Strike At All Ages, Even Newborn Babies

Glaucoma Can Strike At All Ages, Even Newborn Babies

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Primary congenital glaucoma is the most common hereditary childhood glaucoma and an important cause of childhood blindness.
What You Can Do To Manage Your Glaucoma

What You Can Do to Manage Your Glaucoma

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By getting informed, making healthy choices, and keeping organized, you can establish a health routine that works for you.
Dry Eyes And Glaucoma: Double Trouble

Dry Eyes and Glaucoma: Double Trouble

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Dry Eye Syndrome and glaucoma commonly occur together. Patients may have irksome symptoms, but might not associate them with dry eye syndrome.
Incisional Surgery For Glaucoma

Incisional Surgery for Glaucoma

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When medicines and laser surgeries do not lower eye pressure adequately, doctors may recommend a procedure called filtering surgery (also called incisional surgery).
Migs: The New Age Of Glaucoma Surgery

MIGS: The New Age of Glaucoma Surgery

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Over the past 5-10 years there has been a revolution in glaucoma surgery, specifically Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, commonly called MIGS.
When You Have Cataracts And Glaucoma

When You Have Cataracts and Glaucoma

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Cataracts may naturally coexist with glaucoma, have a causative effect on glaucoma, and/or may even be a result of glaucoma surgery.
Glaucoma Medications And Their Side Effects

Glaucoma Medications and their Side Effects

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A variety of options are available to treat glaucoma. These include eye drops, laser procedures, and surgery. All are intended to decrease eye pressure and, thereby, protect the optic nerve.
Laser Iridotomy And Narrow Angles

Laser Iridotomy and Narrow Angles

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Question: My eye doctor wants to perform a laser iridotomy on my eye because I have narrow angles. I don’t have glaucoma, so why do I need to have this procedure done?
Glaucoma Treatments And Management

Glaucoma Treatments and Management

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The field of glaucoma research has introduced many innovative new treatments over the past several years — from minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries to new drug delivery devices.
Unapproved Glaucoma Treatments

Unapproved Glaucoma Treatments

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There are many unapproved treatments that are promoted on the internet and elsewhere, including marijuana/cannabidiol (CBD), stem cells, herbal medicines, and nutritional supplements.
Ask The Expert: Alternative Therapies For Glaucoma

Ask the Expert: Alternative Therapies for Glaucoma

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The only proven therapy for glaucoma is lowering interocular pressure. But there is a lot of interest from patients in knowing, “What else can I do?”
Fda Approves New Biodegradable Glaucoma Implant From Allergan

FDA Approves New Biodegradable Glaucoma Implant from Allergan

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Allergan has announced the approval of DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost implant), the first biodegradable sustained-release implant for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma.