Glaucoma - MMJoshi Eye Institute
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    Hubli - 580021 KA, India.
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma

Available Instruments in the Department:

Apart from the equipments available for routine evaluation of glaucoma (Applanation tonometer, 3 and 4 mirror gonioscopes, 90 D stereoscopic evaluation of the disc), other specialized equipments include:

  • Tonopen.
  • Perkins handheld Applanation tonometer.
  • Koeppe direct gonioscopes (for pediatric angle assessment).
  • Humphrey visual field analyzer.
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT).
  • Anterior Segment OCT.
  • Ultrasound Biomicroscopy (UBM).
  • Fundus photography unit (for stereoscopic disc photography).
  • OUTPATIENT ACTIVITIES:
  • Routine screening for glaucoma patients (Applanation Tonometry, Gonioscopic Angle Evaluation, Optic Disc Evaluation with 90 D).
  • Visual field Analysis.
  • Gonioscopic and Disc photography – wherever necessary.
  • Management of common and rare glaucoma entities including pediatric glaucomas.
  • Cross consultations from other departments include complicated and post surgical glaucomas (such as post penetrating keratoplasty, post vitreo-retinal surgeries, post uveitic, post traumatic) and their management.
  • MINOR OPD PROCEDURES:
  • Nd: YAG peripheral Iridotomy.
  • Argon Laser Suturelysis.
  • Postoperative 5-Flurouracil injections.

INPATIENT PROCEDURES:
Major

  • External trabeculotomy and/or trabeculectomy for congenital glaucomas.
  • Combined cataract and glaucoma filtering surgery including phacoemulsification.
  • Trabeculectomy with use of antimetabolites.
  • Filtering surgeries with vitreoretinal surgeries (along with the retinal surgeons).
  • Filtering surgeries with cornea surgeries.
  • Aqueous drainage (Ahmed Glaucoma Valve) implant.
  • Surgery for complications following filtering procedures include.
  • AC reformation + choroidal drainage.
  • Needling of blebs.
  • Revision of blebs.
  • Management of over filtering and leaking blebs.
  • Cataract surgery (ECCE or Phacoemulsification) in post filter situations.

Minor

  • Evaluation under anaesthesia for pediatric glaucomas.
  • Diode cyclophotocoagulation.
  • Cyclocryotherapy.
  • EDUCATIONAL & RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
  • Conducting CMEs.
  • Antiglaucoma drug trials.

Fully equipped Glaucoma Clinic offers wide range of Diagnostic and Therapeutic modalities for Glaucoma.

  • THE SERVICES OFFERED INCLUDE:
  • Accurate Tonometry instrumentation like Goldman Applanation Tonometer, perkins tonometer, i. care No Anaestasia Tonometer and Non Contact Tonometer. – To measure the Intraocular pressure.
  • Gonioscopy.
  • Humphrey Perimeter for visual field examination.
  • Topcon fondues Photography for optic disc documentation by color and Red free photographs.
  • Optic disc imaging and Retinal nerve fiber layer analysis by optical coherence tomography (OCT).
  • Nd-Yag Laser facility for Yag Laser Iridotomy.
  • Glaucoma Surgeries like Trabeculectomy and combined procedure of Cataract Surgery and Trabeculectomy.
  • Cyclo destructive procedures like Cyclocryopexy and Trans scleral cyclo photo coagulation.
MMJ Services - Glaucoma
MMJ Services - Glaucoma
MMJ Services - Glaucoma
MMJ Services - Glaucoma

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