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.

Glaucoma Evaluation

Because it has no noticeable symptoms, glaucoma is a difficult disease to detect without regular, complete eye exams. During a... View Article

How to Instill Eyedrops

Infections, inflammation, glaucoma, and many other eye disorders often are treated with medicated eyedrops. It is important to remember that... View Article

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