Diabetes is one of the significant risk factors in causing glaucoma. Due to high pressure developed inside the eyes, the optic nerve is affected, resulting in vision loss. It is more common in older adults. Generally, there are four types of glaucoma. Open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma are the two major forms of glaucoma. It affects both the eyes. Microsurgery is the most commonly effective treatment option for treating glaucoma.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 62-year-old male who went for a regular eye checkup. The doctor asked to perform 3D disc topography. According to the report, he said that typical tension glaucoma may be the cause, but he was unsure and asked to see an eye specialist. He prescribed Lumigan eyedrop and said onc... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. You had OCT (optical coherence tomography) ganglion cells which are also suspicious. Is there any family history of glaucoma? Are you diabetic, hypertensive, or have any other systemic illness? Any history of chronic... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is 83 years old and has been suffering from a mild form of glaucoma for three years now. When we consulted doctors earlier they suggested using eye drops than surgery. So we have been using Travo Z and Tear Drops daily and she is also able to see properly. Since one wee... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I spend nine hours daily in front of a computer for the last five years. I have developed dry eye problem before two years and consulted a doctor. The doctor suggested Omega 369 tablets (Fultos 369) for 15 days and an eye drop (Softdrops) daily. The dry eye problem cured after taking tabl... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all complete the duration of treatment with Osmega capsule (Omega-3 fatty acid) for three months continuously on once a day basis. Eye drop that you are using is a lubricant eye drop, which you can use it as long. Lubricant eye drops as such have no side eff... Read Full »