Glaucoma is a disease in which the optic nerve is damaged by factors such as increased intraocular pressure (the pressure of the eye). Since the optic nerve is responsible for transmitting visual messages to the brain, damage to it (gradually) causes visual field defects, and if the condition is not diagnosed or treated, the increased intraocular can damage the optic nerve and eventually lead to blindness.
Glaucoma surgery is done to preserve remaining vision and prevent blindness, and does not improve the visual acuity and sight already lost. Although glaucoma surgery can prevent further vision loss and on rare occasions improves vision damage that has already occurred include:
- Vision Loss
- Low Eye Pressure
• It is notable that Individual leaflets based on the patient/client plan will be offered to you including instructions before and after procedure and also for upcoming follow up. During your staying in Iran, you will be fully supported by Exon English and Arabic speaking team, who will be happy to assist with any concerns or queries that arise.
Like all surgery, this procedure may present some risks. Based on individual plan the specialist recommends any possible risks for the client.
Note: This package information is provided by the Exon Scientific board and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition.