Articles categorized under "Glaucoma"

A spectrum of optic neuropathies that have in common damage to the ganglion cell layer in the retina that is related to both mechanical and vascular compromise and usually measured by optic nerve structure and fucntion.

Pigmentary Glaucoma

Pigmentary dispersion syndrome is a condition in which increased amounts of pigment circulate within the front portion of the eye. This... View Article

Peripheral Iridotomy

If your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) suspects that you have “narrow” or “closed” angles, this means that the drainage channel of... View Article

Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty

Argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) is a laser surgical procedure used for patients with open-angle glaucoma to help lower intraocular pressure (IOP).... View Article

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a laser surgical procedure used to help lower intraocular pressure (IOP) of patients with open-angle glaucoma. SLT... View Article

Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma

Pseudoexfoliation (PXF) glaucoma is a relatively common form of open-angle glaucoma that can cause significantly high eye pressures. This condition... View Article