Sharp Memorial Hospital
Offering diagnosis and treatment.
Glaucoma is a group of conditions in which the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes — intraocular pressure — slowly rises as a result of the fluid in the eye not being able to drain properly. If draining does not occur, the fluid collects and causes pressure damage to the optic nerve. If undetected or untreated, glaucoma may result in the loss of vision.
Our glaucoma services.
Sharp offers diagnosis and treatment for various types of glaucoma, including:
- Angle closure
- Low tension or normal tension
- Open angle
- Primary and secondary
Treatment may include medication, conventional surgery or laser procedure. Laser procedures may include the Diode (Thermal), YAG or SLT lasers. There will be little or no discomfort during laser treatment for glaucoma.
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