Glaucoma Can Be Controlled With Timely Treatment

When Sujata (38) was told that she is a suspicious case of glaucoma, a “silent thief of eyesight”, she couldn’t believe her ears. Tears trickled down her eyes with the scary thought of going blind in her old age. But, after her ophthalmologist informed her that with regular eye examinations and timely treatment she can definitely lead a normal life, she took a sigh of relief. Glaucoma causes vision loss either when it’s diagnosed a bit late; probably at the stage when already some vision loss has happened or if…

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Safe And Painless Laser Treatment Now Available To Treat Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world. If timely detected and treated, Glaucoma can be well controlled without causing any vision loss in the later years of life. There are a multiple types of glaucoma, with Open-angle glaucoma being the most common form. 
Here are some important glaucoma facts: 1. Who is at risk? Anyone can develop glaucoma but some people are at greater risk. They should therefore see their ophthalmologist on a regular basis, specifically for glaucoma testing. Read Also : Premature Babies Risk Going Blind…

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Get Treatment For Glaucoma Before It Leaves You Blind!

Is glaucoma really that dangerous? Can it really leave you? The answer is Yes and No. Yes, because you will lose your vision completely if glaucoma remains untreated and No because if glaucoma gets detected on time then there is no immediate danger to your eye sight. It is thus advisable to everyone to go in for regular eye examinations. They are really for your benefit only. By just visiting your eye doctor once or twice a year, if you can protect your eyes against diseases like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy…

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Ethnicity and Genetics of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a term that has always been associated as being one of the major causes of complete blindness in majority of people in the world. Since it is a disease that goes in hand with diabetes, people with high levels of sugar in their blood are more at risk from glaucoma than any other. However, a lot of genetic factors are also responsible in an individual to contract glaucoma, diabetic or no diabetic. Sharp Sight Centre located in the heart of Delhi/NCR and Srinagar in India attempts to unravel…

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DON’T LET GLAUCOMA DARKEN YOUR LIFE

Glaucoma is counted amongst few of those diseases that can cause irreversible damage to your eyes. As a matter of fact, there have been many instances found in which glaucoma has cost a patient complete loss of vision in its patients- especially those who don’t go n for treatments and regular checkups. It is true that as of now, there is no cure for reversing the damage done by this dangerous eye disease. But if glaucoma is detected in its early stages, then there are several treatments which can ensure…

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Ethnicity and Genetics of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a term that has always been associated as being one of the major causes of complete blindness in majority of people in the world. Since it is a disease that goes in hand with diabetes, people with high levels of sugar in their blood are more at risk from glaucoma than any other. However, a lot of genetic factors are also responsible in an individual to contract glaucoma, diabetic or no diabetic. Sharp Sight Centre located in the heart of Delhi/NCR and Srinagar in India attempts to unravel…

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Can Vision Loss From Glaucoma Be Regained?

Vision once lost is hard to restore-So it’s better to take precaution for preserving it before it becomes too late. This is the guiding force behind every glaucoma treatment in the world. This is one of the major eye diseases that could causes serious damage to your vision. As a matter of fact, glaucoma in certain cases can even cause complete loss of vision which is irreversible. Yes, the vision cannot be restored once it’s lost. At most, glaucoma treatments and surgery can preserve the remaining vision or partially restore…

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Why Should You Take Care Of Glaucoma?

Usually, when the term eye disease comes up, most people recall the names of only few popular eye disorders like cataract, sty and blurred vision due to an allergy or infection. Very few must be aware with the term glaucoma let alone basic knowledge about this very dangerous and common eye disease affecting people in old age as well as a chronic disorder. Glaucoma when explained in simpler words is a disease which affects the optic nerve of the eye. This is a chronic disease which over a long period…

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