Wednesday, June 5, 2013

How is glaucoma treated?



It is usually caused by glaucoma excess pressure within the eyeball, and the result often causes of age. Specifically, the young and the fluid that bathes the retina constantly flows through the network, but it also tends to clog with the passage of time, leading to an increase in pressure. This leads to long-term damage may be irreversible, even complete blindness.

So far been trained only a handful of eye surgeons in dealing with this condition by surgically. It is well known that the most effective technique as Trabulectomy few deep Solid (TNPDS) or non-penetrating Trabeculectomy few solid deep. It is especially difficult to grind part of the wall of the eyeball, so that only 5% of the thickness low enough to excess fluid flow, while remaining strong enough. 'S

"The implementation of such a process is that it is like balancing on a tightrope: It is so difficult and very risky because it can go wrong," says Prof. Ehud Asia primarily, director of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical Center Meir in Kfar Saba qualified and lecturer at Tel Aviv University (Israel), one of the few ophthalmologists in the world to use this method.

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