Glaucoma and Cataracts – Physicians' Information

To schedule your patient for a glaucoma or cataract consult, please call 617-636-8108.

The physicians of the Glaucoma and Cataract Service take pride in offering the latest diagnostic and treatment options for patients with cataracts alone, patients with glaucoma alone, and patients with both cataracts and glaucoma.

Cataract services:

Facilities for diagnostic testing include:

  • IOL master
  • Immersion A scan
  • B scan
  • Atlas topography
  • Galilei topography

Surgical therapies and options include:

  • Options for intraocular lens
    • Standard
    • Toric
    • Multifocal
  • ORA wavefront aberrometry
  • Phacoemulsification and femtosecond laser cataract surgery

Glaucoma services:

Facilities for diagnostic testing include:

  • Automated static and kinetic perimetry
  • Blue on yellow perimetry (SWAP)
  • Manual perimetry with Goldmann and tangent screen
  • Pachymetry
  • Stereo disc photography
  • Anterior and posterior segment photography
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) of the optic nerves and macula
  • Ganglion Cell Complex analysis
  • OCT angiography
  • Heidelberg Retinal Tomography (HRT)
  • Anterior segment imaging including OCT and ultrasound biomicroscopy

Medical and surgical therapies include:

  • Laser treatment
    • Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and micropulse laser trabeculoplasty (MLT)
    • Laser iridoplasty
    • Laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI)
    • Diode cyclophotocoagulation (CPC)
    • Micropulse cyclophotocoagulation (MPCPC)
  • Conventional filtration surgery with or without antimetabolites (5-FU, Mitomycin C)
  • Glaucoma implant surgery, including Molteno, Baerveldt and Ahmed implants
  • Microinvasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) and related procedures, including:
    • Istent
    • Cypass
    • Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) goniotomy
    • Goniosynechialysis
    • Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP)
    • Micropulse cyclophotocoagulation (MPCPC)
    • XEN gel stent

Research:
New England Eye Center physicians are actively involved in clinical studies to investigate new diagnostic and treatment modalities for glaucoma.

Glaucoma & Cataract Appointments are available in the following offices:

Boston
617-636-4600

Cambridge
617-876-3660

Framingham
508-879-3204

 

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