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Glaucoma Treatment

Glaucoma is the name for a group of conditions that result when there is too much pressure within the eye, which happens when the amount of fluid entering the eye is greater than the amount that drains away. The high pressure can permanently damage the optic nerve. Often it’s possible to treat the condition with medication, but sometimes it is necessary to operate to reduce the pressure. Usually, glaucoma affects people over 40 years of age but it can happen at any age. If anyone in your family has glaucoma you are particularly at risk. Glaucoma can be prevented, but once damage occurs it cannot be reversed. That’s why we suggest regular screening – so we can detect problems early and manage the condition. We have the latest state of the art equipment and the expertise to help you manage the condition.

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Hobart Eye Surgeons