At Loh Ophthalmology Associates in South Miami, FL, we have significant experience at diagnosing and managing glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is a painless condition that with time and without treatment can lead to peripheral vision loss, and eventually total loss of vision.
While glaucoma is currently the second leading cause of vision loss in the United States, it is important to note that the early diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma is important to help prevent vision loss.
One of the technologies commonly used to diagnose and track the progression of glaucoma and which we use daily at LOA, is called OCT.
Visual field testing is also very useful for monitoring patients with glaucoma and any previous vision loss that has occurred.
At Loh Eye Associates, patients who are diagnosed with glaucoma will typically be treated with pressure lowering eye drops. Additional therapies include laser for glaucoma, as well as advanced micro-invasive procedures for glaucoma, including the G6 Micropulse laser therapy, iStent, Omni and Xen gel stent.