Glaucoma is a chronic eye condition which is detected by our Glaucoma specialists after careful and regular assessments for your eyes.
We call Glaucoma the ‘silent thief of sight’ because the condition quietly progresses over time, without any sudden noticeable signs or symptoms.
Glaucoma tends to run in families and certain groups are more at risk than others. We understand this can be worrying, which is why our Glaucoma specialists are here to help manage and treat your Glaucoma for a better and happier quality of life!
There are two main types of Glaucoma:
These glaucoma conditions differ in how they present and how they are managed to help remission your symptoms and prevent the potential risk of blindness.
Acute open angle glaucoma
Acute open angle glaucoma is commonly presented in patients as a gradual change in vision impairment.
Open angle glaucoma requires monitoring and treatment to reduce high pressure in the eye.
Closed angle glaucoma (narrow angle glaucoma)
is commonly presented as a sudden change in vision impairment.
Closed angle glaucoma requires immediate surgery to reduce high pressure in the eye and prevent damage to the optic nerve which can cause vision loss.
In a subsequent visit to our clinic, our glaucoma specialist will continue to provide a dedicated care service for your Glaucoma management.
When you come for your first visit with us, our specialists can determine what package will be best suited for your Glaucoma management.
All eyes are unique! We provide the most wide-ranging successful procedures for all Glaucoma types in our London Clinic.
Most patients say they wish they’d treat their Glaucoma sooner!
Many people who have Glaucoma do not realize how their vision has deteriorated.
Glaucoma is a gradual thief of sight which can gradually affect a person without them knowing.
This includes two Glaucoma investigations with our specialist, plus free unlimited pressure checks. This package will begin on your second visit with us (after your initial Glaucoma consultation).