Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. Although it is a leading cause of blindness worldwide, vision loss can often be slowed or stopped if the disease is diagnosed and treated early.Learn more about glaucoma
Comprehensive Care with Advanced Techniques
Glaucoma specialists at Mass Eye and Ear provide the full-spectrum of care—ranging from medical therapy and traditional surgery to the latest minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS)—for patients of all ages. They also provide second-opinion consultations to ensure that you have the correct diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
World-Class Experts in the Field
Our doctors are specialty trained in glaucoma and internationally recognized for their expertise in all forms of the disease, whether it is common, advanced, rare, or complex.
Meet Our Team
Our specialists, led by Director David S. Friedman, MD, PhD, MPH,and Associate Director Michael M. Lin, MD, provide expert care for all forms and stages of glaucoma.
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Did You Know?
Glaucoma affects an estimated 60 million people, making it the second-leading cause of blindness worldwide