The goal of glaucoma treatment is to lower intraocular pressure by causing fluid to drain. If other forms of glaucoma treatment are deemed ineffective, glaucoma surgery offers an excellent alternative, as it can stall vision loss by preventing further damage to your optic nerve.
Diabetic retinopathy is a potentially sight-threatening condition caused by high blood sugar levels in diabetics. Fortunately, your eye doctor can help manage the condition and advise you on ways to decrease your risk of developing lifelong vision loss.
Over 50% of people aged 65 and older have a cataract in one or both eyes. As the cataract progresses, vision deteriorates, leading to a decreased quality of life. Cataract surgery can safely and effectively restore vision, enabling patients to see clearly once again.