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Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve that affects approximately 60 million people globally. It is the second most common cause of blindness, leaving an estimated 7.5 million people blind. In India it affects 11 million people, of which 1.5 million are blind.Though there is no cure for this condition, doctors can help preserve remaining vision and enable patients to live a productive life.

Our glaucoma clinics are equipped with the latest diagnostic tools such Humphrey’s perimeter and Optical Coherence Tomography.

  • To measure retinal fiber thickness.
  • To diagnose glaucoma at very early stages before there is a significant loss of vision.

Our clinic also serves as a large referral centre for the treatment of congenital glaucoma, a rare condition with increased eye pressure and corneal enlargement present at birth or during the first few months of life.

Lifelong monitoring of glaucoma is essential, the frequency of follow up visits depending on the individual case. During each visit most of the tests may be repeated to determine the progression of the disease and to decide whether a change in treatment is needed.