Blindness/Visual Impairment/Glaucoma Treatment


I have had a severely cupped optical nerve all my life.  Normal pressure.  Normal visual field.  Now, at age 63, I have been referred to a retinal specialist who tells me I have glaucoma.  Visual field tests show slight change.  Pressure is 22.  I have been on 6 different drops; presently: Travatan Z, Cosopt, and Alphagan.  Nothing seems to bring the pressure any lower than 20.  Specialist says I am not a candidate for surgery. Your thoughts on this would be appreciated.  I am beginning to wonder if I really have glaucoma or if this pressure reading could be "my normal."  Thank you.

Dr Mannu C Rajnani
Dr Mannu C Rajnani  

tHANK YOU for the enquRY

YOU HAVE NOT MENTIONED WHAT IS QUANTITY OF YOUR VISION AND is your vision deteriorating over the period of time, i personally feel you should undergo surgery because that will give you better control of eye pressure with less number of eye drops, please let me knwo your vision

if you any further questions please revert back to me on my email address at ""
thanking you
Dr Mannu C Rajnani
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Dr Mannu C Rajnani


I am a Laser Eye Surgeon specializing in LASIK-Excimer Laser to remove glasses permanently, Phacoemulsification-No stitch surgery to remove Cataract and insertion of Intraocular Lens, Glaucoma, Squint Surgeries, Laser for retina for hypertension and diabetes


Practicing since more than 27 years now and conducted thousands of surgeries for LASIK (waveguide), Cataract,Phacoemulsification, Glaucoma and Squint in anterior segment of the eye

DR MANNU LASER EYE SURGERIES At 1st Floor Saraswati Society Plot 433 TPS3 Khar(West) Bombay 400052 India,Tel: 91-22-26006801-26004467&26007828 Mobile:91-9821032072 Bombay Ophthalmological Association, Maharashtra Ophthalmology Association All India Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma society of India Eye Trauma association of India

M.B.S., D.O.M.S., M.S.(Ophthalmology)

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