Consultant Ophthalmologist Laura Crawley instructed a Glaucoma Masterclass for GP's and Optometrists at Clinica London
World Glaucoma Week This week is World Glaucoma Week. The number of people with glaucoma is expected to increase to 76 million in 2020. There is still a huge lack of awareness of this potentially blinding condition meaning that a significant number of people have advanced sight loss by the time they see [...]
Glaucoma testing is an important part of your eye exam, especially if you have a family history.
Glaucoma and retinal degeneration risk is reduced by physical fitness and aerobic exercise One of the risk factors for glaucoma is something called low ocular profusion pressure (OPP). Paul J Foster and his colleagues have completed a study of just under 6,000 men and women to look at the relationship between physical activity [...]
Have you gone for a jog or a long walk today? If not, you should. Exercise could reduce your risk of glaucoma, read more about it on my blog.
Glaucoma can damage your eyesight, sometimes even with minimal discomfort. Read about the causes and treatments in my blog.
Frequently asked questions about Glaucoma - Part 2 Today, I want to let you know about exciting treatments for Glaucoma, available at Clinica London from Consultant Ophthalmologist Laura Crawley. For other frequently asked questions about glaucoma, click here. If you are worried you may have glaucoma, you should seek the advice of [...]
Frequently asked questions about glaucoma - Part 1 Today I want to introduce you to some frequently asked question about Glaucoma because it is an important eye disease, which can cause a gradual loss of vision. If picked up early, it can be treated by Consultant Ophthalmologist Laura Crawley, and very useful vision can be kept. [...]
Treating glaucoma with lasers and surgery Laser treatment and surgery can be as effective as drops in lowering the IOP. It is a good alternative to drops in some patients. Glaucoma laser treatment Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is a laser treatment that can reduce the IOP by 20-30%, as much as an eye drop in [...]
Glaucoma treatment: using drops to manage glaucoma When drops are prescribed they should be used forever. Unlike antibiotics, it is not a course of treatment. There are 4 main groups of glaucoma eye drops: Prostaglandin analogues- latanoprost, travoprost, bimatoprost & tafluprost These are used once daily at night. They are the most effective of [...]