Glaucoma . So what is it? By Brian Yearwood , Jane Herndon, Jerri-Lynn Throgmorton , Kelsey McPherson. What is It….
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So what is it?
Brian Yearwood, Jane Herndon, Jerri-Lynn Throgmorton, Kelsey McPherson
Medication-eye drops, beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, alpha-2 agonists
Surgery-Laser trabebuloplasty (increase fluid drainage), Laser iridotomy (hole in iris allows fluid to drain and relive pressure), Filtering surgery (cut hole in wall of eye to allow fluid to drain), Shunt procedure (tubes placed in eye to allow fluid to drain), Cyclodestructive procedures (destroy certain areas of ciliary body, produces fluid)