Patient Education

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About the Author: Deepa Abraham

Dr. Abraham grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1995. She then did her ophthalmology residency at Yale and a glaucoma fellowship at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Abraham specializes in glaucoma medical and surgical care and also does general ophthalmology and surgery.

Posts by Deepa Abraham:

Understanding and Treating Glaucoma

Posted on: Sep 06 2017

Regular eye examinations are important to determine the health of your eye. It is especially important in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a characteristic pattern of optic neuropathy. Glaucoma is most cases has no symptoms until late in the course of the disease. Risk factors for glaucoma include family history of glaucoma, … Continued