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Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of blindness in people over 60 years of age. However, it can strike anyone at any age. There are various kinds of glaucoma, some have no symptoms. In some kinds of glaucoma, its impact on the vision is so gradual that the person does not realise any change in the vision till the condition progresses significantly.

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    At TaCa Healthcare we align a dedicated TaCa dost with each and every glaucoma patient so that you don't have to worry about formalities & paperwork at hospital.

    Affordable Cost

    Taca Healthcare offers Treatment of glaucoma at very affordable rate. We also provide insurance paperwork support. TaCa Healthcare is working on a Mission to make glaucoma treatment affordable in India.

    Insurance Support

    Depending upon your insurance provider glaucoma treatment is covered up to 100%. TaCa Healthcare ensures Hassle free treatment experience that too at very low cost.

    30 minutes

    Glaucoma procedure takes a maximum of 30 minutes to complete. Glaucoma treatment is a daycare procedure wherein Patient can get discharged and go home early.

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    Understanding Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a condition that damages the optic nerve, which is essential for proper vision. In most cases, excessively high pressure in the eye is the cause of this damage.

    Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of blindness in people over 60 years of age. However, it can strike anyone at any age. There are various kinds of glaucoma, some have no symptoms. In some kinds of glaucoma, its impact on the vision is so gradual that the person does not realise any change in the vision till the condition progresses significantly.

    Because glaucoma vision loss is irreversible, it’s critical to get frequent eye exams that include measures of your eye pressure so that a diagnosis may be made early and treatment can begin. Early detection of the condition can prevent vision loss. In glaucoma, one needs to continue the treatment for life.

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      Types Of Glaucoma

      Glaucoma is a hereditary disease, it runs in families. Intraocular pressure can harm your optic nerve. Glaucoma can cause permanent vision loss or perhaps total blindness within a few years if left untreated.

      There are two primary types

      Glaucoma with an open-angle is the most typical. It’s also known as wide-angle glaucoma by your doctor. In this kind of glaucoma, the trabecular meshwork (the drain structure in your eye) appears to be in good working order, yet fluid does not flow out as it should.

      Angle-closure glaucoma is more commonly present in Asia. It’s also known as acute or chronic angle-closure glaucoma or narrow-angle glaucoma. In this the drain area between the iris and cornea becomes too narrow that the eye could not drain the way it should. This accumulation can result in a sudden increase in ocular pressure.

      Some kinds of Glaucoma are less common

      Secondary glaucoma is a type of glaucoma that occurs when another ailment, such as cataracts or diabetes, creates increased pressure in your eye.

      Glaucoma with normal tension. Even though your eye pressure is within the normal range, you may have blind patches in your eyesight or damage to your optic nerve. According to some specialists, it’s a type of open-angle glaucoma.

      Glaucoma with pigmentation. Tiny pigment particles from your iris, the colored area of your eye, seep into the fluid inside your eye and clog the drainage channels when you have this condition.

      Symptoms Of Glaucoma

      Glaucoma signs and symptoms vary depending on the kind and stage of the disease.

      Glaucoma with an open angle

      • Blind patches in your peripheral (side) or central vision, often in both eyes
      • Advanced phases of tunnel vision

      Glaucoma with acute angle-closure

      • severe Headache
      • Pain in the eyes
      • Vomiting and nausea
      • Vision is hazy
      • Lights with halo effects
      • Redness in the eyes

      Glaucoma cause blindness if left untreated. Even with therapy, roughly 15% of glaucoma patients lose vision in at least one eye within 20 years.

      Glaucoma - Treatments

      Glaucoma treatment aims to lower Intraocular pressure (IOP) in order to prevent further vision loss. Typically, your doctor will start treating you with eye drops prescribed by him or her. If these don’t work or if you need a more advanced treatment, your doctor may recommend one of the following options:

      Medications

      There are a number of medications that can help you lower your Intraocular pressure (IOP). These medications are available as eye drops or pills, with eye drops being the most prevalent. One or a combination of these may be prescribed by your doctor.

      Surgery

      If a clogged or slow channel is producing high Intraocular pressure (IOP), your doctor may recommend surgery to create a fluid drainage path or eliminate tissues that are causing the problem. Angle-closure glaucoma is treated differently. Glaucoma of this sort is a medical emergency that necessitates rapid therapy to lower eye pressure as quickly as possible. Medicines are typically used first to try to reverse the angle closure, but this can be ineffective. Laser peripheral iridotomy, a laser technique, may also be used. This technique makes microscopic holes in your iris to allow more fluid to flow through it.

      Glaucoma - Surgical Procedures

      Laser therapy –  If you have open-angle glaucoma, laser trabeculoplasty is a possibility. It’s carried out in doctor’s office. A tiny laser beam is used by your doctor to open congested passages in the trabecular meshwork. It could take a few weeks for the full impact of this surgery to be felt.

      Filtering surgery – It is a procedure that involves the removal of contaminants. A trabeculectomy (truh-bek-u-LEK-tuh-me) is a surgical operation in which your surgeon makes an opening in the white of the eye (sclera) and removes part of the trabecular meshwork.

      Tubes for draining – A tiny tube shunt is inserted into your eye by your eye surgeon to drain out excess fluid and relieve your eye pressure.

      Glaucoma surgery that is minimally invasive (MIGS) – To lower your eye pressure, your doctor may recommend a MIGS surgery. These treatments are less risky and need less immediate postoperative care than trabeculectomy or the placement of a drainage device. They’re frequently used in conjunction with cataract surgery. There are several MIGS treatments to choose from, and your doctor will discuss which one is best for you.

      Glaucoma - Recovery & Post Operative Care

      Wear a mask to sleep.

      When you’re tired, take a break.

      Excessive exposure to bright rooms should be avoided.

      Take your vitamin C as directed.

      Take your medications as directed.

      Don’t look directly at the sun, or any other bright light. If you work in an office where you must stare at a computer screen for long periods of time, make sure to take short, frequent breaks.

      Avoid intense activities if you can.

      Avoid rubbing your eyes excessively.

      Don’t go behind the wheel just after your procedure. Instead, have someone you can trust to pick you up.

      Frequently Asked Questions

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      TaCa Healthcare's mission is to provide high-quality, cost-effective surgical care available to you near your home.

      We work with specialist doctors and healthcare partners to implement proven innovations and best practices to transform patient care.

      We are just a call away. Call us at: +91 9319880099

      We are currently operational in Delhi/NCR, Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Hyderabad, Sonipat.

      TaCa Healthcare is committed to making quality multi-specialty surgical care accessible to everyone, everywhere. We have a large network of hospitals, expert surgeons, and we use latest surgical technologies to ensure better surgical outcomes, shorter hospital stay, and faster recovery for our every patient.

      No, we currently provide elective surgeries.

      TaCa has its own clinics, where you can meet the surgeons directly.

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