Department of Glaucoma - SSNC Anandpur

Introduction

Glaucoma is a sub-specialty which is in the process of development. At present the Glaucoma patients are examined in the general ophthalmology department. The ophthalmologists are specialized to examine and treat all types of glaucoma— congenital, combined mechanism, narrow angle, open angle, and normal tension. Well-equipped facility enables the department to use most modern diagnostics and treatment procedures for better management of various glaucoma diseases. Apart from the outpatient examinations and procedures with the help of dedicated glaucoma surgeon’s and cutting edge facilities the department is also able to deliver quality treatments and glaucoma surgeries like cataract surgery combined with glaucoma surgery, Laser surgery (Yag-PI) for open-angle and narrow-angle glaucoma is also performed.

If a patient diagnosed with glaucoma then primary goal is to lower the intraocular pressure (IOP) to save vision by saving optic nerve by eye drops, laser therapy, and surgery.

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