Glaucoma Surgery & Laser Procedures for eye pressure reduction and glaucoma control
Glaucoma treatment at Reeve Woods Eye Center has seen many advancements, improving options, safety, and efficacy to help make many patients lives better. New options exist today to lower eye pressure and improve control glaucoma in a better way for patients. Reeve Woods Eye Center has been at the forefront to bring quality care to the lives of patients.
Recovery from advanced glaucoma filtration changed dramatically with the Xen implant. A brief procedure using small incisions to place the Xen inside the eye and allow filtration outside the globe of the eye to lower eye pressure for day and night control of glaucoma.
Reducing need for medications and sparing a large percentage of patients from further glaucoma surgery, the Hydrus implant during cataract surgery has allowed another level of glaucoma care not attainable with smaller micro-invasive glaucoma implants.
One of the first micro-invasive glaucoma implants, the iStent bypasses the drainage canal resistance to flow and improves eye pressure reduction. IStent and endocylophotocoagulation (ECP) combine an elegant strategy to lower inflow and increase outflow … together … to lower eye pressure.
Often a first procedure for glaucoma patients needing lower intraocular pressure (IOP) the SLT laser has many advantages worth considering when discussing your care with your ophthalmologist.
RCK enzyme inhibitors
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
Baerveldt Glaucoma Tube shunt
Ahmed Glaucoma Tube shunt