Glaucoma is an eye disease that gradually steals your vision. Often, glaucoma has no symptoms and can suddenly result in vision loss. Without proper treatment, glaucoma can lead to blindness. The good news is that with regular eye exams, early detection, and treatment, you can preserve your sight.
Modern medicine offers a number of very good drugs for the treatment of glaucoma. There are many types of lasers by which we can achieve control of intraocular pressure. In practice, over 95% of patients are treated successfully only with drops. However when this does not help a surgery treatment is needed.
What is trabeculectomy?
There are various types of implants that can be inserted in order to regulate the flow from the eye and the delay of adhesions. The most commonly used are EX-PRESS™ Glaucoma Filtration Device and Ahmed valve.