Dr. Stanley Chang Receives Castle Connolly “Physician of the Year” AwardRead more
Dr. Stephen Trokel elected to The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Hall of FameRead more
Nurses at Harkness Institute win highest awards from Press Ganey for third year in a row.Read more
The Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of The Gloria and Louis Flanzer Vision Care Center.Read more
Columbia Ophthalmology Consultants | Comprehensive and Geriatric Ophthalmology | Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery | Retinal | Glaucoma | Pediatric Ophthalmology | Eye Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Neuro-ophthalmology
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma occurs when the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises. However, with early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.
With millions of people at risk glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. Columbia Eye Consultants at The Harkness Eye Institute is a leader in glaucoma prevention and research. Our physicians use an effective range procedures and new technologies for the treatment of glaucoma, including laser SLT, surgery, tube shunts, trabeculectomy and medication.
Columbia Ophthalmology Consultants treat all forms of glaucoma, including: