Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) for Glaucoma


Glaucoma is defined as a progressive disorder of the optic nerve that is usually caused by elevated intra-ocular pressure. This insidious disease is predicted to affect nearly 4 million Americans by 2030. The end result of glaucoma, if left untreated, is blindness. Thankfully, if diagnosed early, there are multiple medical and surgical therapies that can…

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Understanding and Treating Glaucoma


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 in most cases has no symptoms until late in the course of the disease. Risk factors for glaucoma include family history of glaucoma,…

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