Duration of Treatmentusually takes 10 to 30 minutes

Days of Staydaycare in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaSedation or local anaesthesia

CostOn Request

What is Glaucoma Surgery?

Glaucoma is a chronic eye disease that damage to the optic nerve and vision loss.  It is usually caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye.

There are many types of glaucoma:-

  • Open-angle glaucoma
  • Closed-angle glaucoma
  •  Normal-tension glaucoma.
  • Congenital Glaucoma

 

Glaucoma surgery signs include:

  • Severe headache
  • Eye redness
  • Hazy or blurred vision.
  • Rainbow-colored circles around bright lights.
  • Eye pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Halos around lights

 

 

Glaucoma surgery risk factor includes:-

  • High myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Hypertension
  • Risks of anaesthesia 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Loss of vision
  • Temporary dizziness

 

  • To identify the diagnosis doctor advised going for complete evolution - usually blood investigation, measuring intraocular pressure (tonometry), testing for optic nerve damage, checking for areas of vision loss (visual field test), measuring corneal thickness (pachymetry) and  inspecting the drainage angle (gonioscopy).
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures.
  • Thinners medicines may have to stop before 5 days of surgery.

These are a line of treatment for glaucoma:-

Eyedrops:- The Eye doctor often starts treatment with eye drops in an early stage. These can help decrease eye pressure.

Medications:- The Eye doctor may also recommend an oral medication, usually a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

Laser Surgery:-  Laser trabeculoplasty is an option for people with open-angle glaucoma.

Surgery:-  a surgical procedure called a trabeculectomy, your surgeon creates an opening in the white of the eye (sclera) and removes part of the trabecular meshwork.

Electrocautery. The eye surgeon recommended a minimally invasive procedure to remove tissue from the trabecular meshwork in the eye to reduce pressure caused by glaucoma using a small electrocautery device called a Trabecutome.

Glaucoma drainage devices:-  The eye surgeon makes a small incision in the conjunctiva to allow adequate exposure for the plate. The implant will be anchored between two rectus muscles and will be secured with sutures. The entire surgery will take about two hours by giving local anaesthesia to relieve pain.

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing.
  • Patients are allowed to wear sunglasses to protest eyes for the first week.
  • Read books in moderation for the first week.
  • Need follow-up after 6 months

The success rate depends on the patient, surgeon experience, glaucoma surgery help over 90% of patients.

  • Are you board-certified Eye surgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform glaucoma surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to do glaucoma surgery?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my glaucoma surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of glaucoma surgery?
  • What are the risk factors for this type of glaucoma surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go to another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my glaucoma surgery?

 

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GLAUCOMA SURGERY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 10 to 30 minutes

Days of Staydaycare in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaSedation or local anaesthesia

CostOn Request

What is Glaucoma Surgery?

Glaucoma is a chronic eye disease that damage to the optic nerve and vision loss.  It is usually caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye.

There are many types of glaucoma:-

  • Open-angle glaucoma
  • Closed-angle glaucoma
  •  Normal-tension glaucoma.
  • Congenital Glaucoma

 

symptoms

Glaucoma surgery signs include:

  • Severe headache
  • Eye redness
  • Hazy or blurred vision.
  • Rainbow-colored circles around bright lights.
  • Eye pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Halos around lights

 

 

risk factors

Glaucoma surgery risk factor includes:-

  • High myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Hypertension
  • Risks of anaesthesia 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Loss of vision
  • Temporary dizziness

 

preparation

  • To identify the diagnosis doctor advised going for complete evolution - usually blood investigation, measuring intraocular pressure (tonometry), testing for optic nerve damage, checking for areas of vision loss (visual field test), measuring corneal thickness (pachymetry) and  inspecting the drainage angle (gonioscopy).
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures.
  • Thinners medicines may have to stop before 5 days of surgery.

procedure

These are a line of treatment for glaucoma:-

Eyedrops:- The Eye doctor often starts treatment with eye drops in an early stage. These can help decrease eye pressure.

Medications:- The Eye doctor may also recommend an oral medication, usually a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

Laser Surgery:-  Laser trabeculoplasty is an option for people with open-angle glaucoma.

Surgery:-  a surgical procedure called a trabeculectomy, your surgeon creates an opening in the white of the eye (sclera) and removes part of the trabecular meshwork.

Electrocautery. The eye surgeon recommended a minimally invasive procedure to remove tissue from the trabecular meshwork in the eye to reduce pressure caused by glaucoma using a small electrocautery device called a Trabecutome.

Glaucoma drainage devices:-  The eye surgeon makes a small incision in the conjunctiva to allow adequate exposure for the plate. The implant will be anchored between two rectus muscles and will be secured with sutures. The entire surgery will take about two hours by giving local anaesthesia to relieve pain.

post procedure

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing.
  • Patients are allowed to wear sunglasses to protest eyes for the first week.
  • Read books in moderation for the first week.
  • Need follow-up after 6 months

success rate

The success rate depends on the patient, surgeon experience, glaucoma surgery help over 90% of patients.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified Eye surgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform glaucoma surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to do glaucoma surgery?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my glaucoma surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of glaucoma surgery?
  • What are the risk factors for this type of glaucoma surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go to another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my glaucoma surgery?

 

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