Tel:   03 97689210

serving the SouthEast and Gippsland

GLAUCOMA MONITORING

essential as loss is irreversible

Glaucoma damage is irreversible and progressive.

slit lampTreating glaucoma is liking sailing a  ship.  Things move slowly but inexorable. The only way to steer the ship from sailing into the rocks ( blindness) is to lower the intra-ocular pressure to achieve a target pressure with  various combinations of medications, laser or surgery.


How is glaucoma detected?


fieldsRegular eye examinations by your ophthalmologist are the best way to detect glaucoma. A glaucoma screening that checks only the pressure of the eye is not sufficient to determine if you have glaucoma.

 

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