All glaucoma surgery procedures (whether laser or non-laser) are designed to accomplish one of two basic results: decrease the production of intraocular fluid (aqueous humor) or increase the outflow (drainage) of this same fluid.
Sukesh Kansal, M.D., is a specialist in laser surgery. He is a graduate of Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia. Following his residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, he completed a Cornea fellowship which included laser surgery, ophthalmic plastic surgery, and corrected/LASIK surgery, at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He also is active in the American Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgery and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.
When medications do not achieve the desired results, or have intolerable side effects, your ophthalmologist may suggest surgery.
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