Humphrey visual field testing is a critical test for diagnosing and managing glaucoma or other causes of damage to the optic nerve.
In the past, a cataract did have to be “ripe” before surgery could be undertaken, but modern cataract surgery can be done at any time, and the decision to go ahead with surgery should be based on how the cataract affects you in your day to day life.
Glaucoma drops are highly effective in reducing high eye pressure, but drops can cause eye redness, this can be a bad sign, but it could be easily addressed by prescribing preservative-free drops.
Glaucoma laser treatment effectiveness depends on the severity of the condition. The treatment is to control pressure and reduce chances of losing vision.
Laser treatment for glaucoma is a common solution to the condition. Laura Crawley offers different treatments for glaucoma that fit the patient's needs.
There are multiple options when looking to treat glaucoma. The treatment will depend on the severity of the condition.
Don’t suffer in silence. If you have symptoms of high eye pressure, please read this article and ask your glaucoma specialist about it.
Retinal surgery can be a highly complex operation, and the skills of the highly experienced retinal surgeon are required high pressure that happens after retinal surgery will be persistent will advise you on the best-personalised treatment plan
Eye drops for high eye pressure form the mainstay of most people’s individualised treatment plan. There are 4 main families of drops and huge advances in drug technology and formulation mean that we have very effective pressure reduction from one bottle of treatment.
The vast majority of people with raised eye pressures have no symptoms whatsoever. Eye pressure is like blood pressure in this regard. Unless the rise is very rapidly you won’t know that your eye pressure is dangerously high.