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Glaucoma Treatment - Dubai  Eye Clinic

What is Glaucoma: 

  • In healthy eyes, a clear fluid flows from inside the eye to the anterior segment to nourish tissues.
  • There is an open angle where the cornea and iris meet. When the fluid reaches the available pitch, the fluid flows through a spongy meshwork and leaves the eye. If this fluid passes slowly or is excessively produced, this will lead to an increase in eye pressure.
  • Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases in which the optic nerve is partially or entirely damaged, leading to irreversible vision loss.
  • This damage happens due to increased pressure within your eye.

How to diagnose Glaucoma:

  • Intraocular pressure measurement by tonometer (Elevated).
  • Fundus examination to see optic disc (Cupping).
  • The visual field where there are glaucomatous visual field changes (areas of loss of vision).
  • OCT disc to check the nerve fiber layer affection.
    All previously mentioned eye tests are available in our eye clinic and done by our expert eye doctors.
    We strongly advise booking a regular eye examination to avoid being diagnosed with late-stage glaucoma.

Symptoms of Glaucoma:

  • Severe eye pain that may lead to nausea and vomiting
  • Red eye
  • Headache and tenderness around the eye
  • Blurring of vision
  • Halos around the light

When to Treat Glaucoma:

Our doctors always offer glaucoma patients balanced information that helps them to understand their options, regain hope for their future, and take practical action to protect their eyes and vision.

The decision to start treatment of glaucoma is made once it is diagnosed by: elevated intraocular pressure, cupping of the optic disc, and visual field changes.

How to treat Glaucoma: 

  • Unfortunately, the damage that happens to the optic nerve is irreversible, but early detection of glaucoma disease can help preserve vision and prevent further vision loss.
  • The treatment aim is to decrease the intraocular pressure and alleviate pain. A decision is taken according to each case with eye drops, laser treatment, surgery, or a combination.
  • They are all very safe procedures with a high percentage of success.

 

At Dr. Rami Hamed Center, our Ophthalmology department is dedicated to safeguarding your vision health through expert eye care Professionals, Renowned as one of the best eye care clinics in Dubai our Ophthalmology Specialists provide services for Cataract, Retina treatment with Laser and Refractive surgeries.

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