How Does Cataract Surgery affect Glaucoma and Intraocular Pressure?

A series of studies have now shown that cataract surgery tends to lower intraocular pressure (IOP).   What does that mean for you?  Let’s start with an explanation of what pressure does to your eye.  The eye is a thin walled ball.  If your eye did not have pressure higher than the air in the atmosphere Read More→

Could you Laser Away Your Glaucoma Drops?

Glaucoma is an eye disease where the pressure inside the eye (IOP) is too high.  This higher pressure damages the optic nerve resulting in the progressive loss of peripheral vision.  The loss of peripheral vision can usually be stopped if the IOP is lowered to the normal range which is between 10-21 mm Hg.  This can Read More→

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