Glaucoma Surgery

It would be difficult for you to imagine life without your vision. The eyes are an essential part of the body, without which we cannot function. The eyes are the first things that move in the morning to get you started and the last things that shut down at night when the day is done.

At Curtis R. Anderson, O.D., we recognize the importance of good vision, so our foundation is based on offering personal attention and professional care in Lawrence, KS. Our services include complete exams, contacts and glasses, diagnosis of eye diseases like glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. If you receive a diagnosis of one of these diseases, we will monitor you, or refer you for treatment.

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What Is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, especially in senior citizens. Glaucoma is an eye disease where the optic nerve, which provides information to the brain, is damaged with or without raised intraocular pressure.

Treatment is most effective when it is caught early. Dr. Curtis Anderson will diagnose your eye condition and treat it with all the modern technologies and equipment that make our clinic a state-of-the-art facility. We will provide all the tests, labs, and imaging necessary to get an accurate diagnosis of your eye condition so that we can start treating you immediately.

Glaucoma Surgery as a Treatment Option

Good eye health is as important as other things you do to keep your body healthy. Often, preventive eye care will help ward off some eye issues or allow you to get early treatment started when there is a strong likelihood that it will be effective. There are, however, some eye diseases that can be slowed down with proper treatment.

Glaucoma surgery is a very important treatment option for glaucoma in moderate or severe forms. The surgery can help prevent further vision loss and will often improve the vision. The main objective of the surgery is to reduce intraocular pressure, which can be done by increasing drainage of aqueous humor.

Our eye doctor can go over this treatment option with you and discuss your case in detail.

Schedule an Eye Appointment Today

Make taking care of your eyes your number one priority. The eye care team at Curtis R. Anderson, D.O. of Lawrence will handle all your vision needs, including contact lenses, glasses, and eye disease treatments. Our trusted and friendly staff are waiting to help you see your best.