Glaucoma Service

Specialists at Mass. Eye and Ear provide expert care for all forms and stages of glaucoma


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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.

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.

Comprehensive Care with Advanced Techniques

The Glaucoma Service provides 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.

What is Glaucoma?

Learn about the causes, risk factors, and symptoms of glaucoma.

Treatment at Mass. Eye and Ear

Doctors at Mass. Eye and Ear care for all types of glaucoma and are experienced in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Find a doctor

Meet our team of internationally renowned glaucoma specialists.

Make an appointment

Appointments are available at Mass. Eye and Ear’s main campus in Boston (243 Charles Street), the Stoneham Eye Center, and the Longwood location.