Revolutionising glaucoma treatment
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East Grinstead hospital revolutionises glaucoma treatment

A hospital in Sussex is the first in the UK to offer revolutionary treatment for glaucoma.

It involves the use of lasers and the insertion of a tiny stent in the eye itself.

Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve - connecting the eye to the brain - becomes damaged.

It undetected it can develop to cause intense eye pain, headaches, and - if not treated - loss of vision.

Treatment, such as eye drops and surgery, can stop the condition developing but cannot reverse the damaged already caused.

  • 28 Jan 2018