Cataract Surgery When You Have Glaucoma: Is It Possible and Can It Help With Glaucoma?

Since glaucoma and cataracts both become more common as people age, it's not unusual for seniors to have both of these conditions at the same time. Aging causes the lens of the eye to thicken, and the thick spots become opaque and difficult to see through. Glaucoma is caused by high intraocular pressure from too much fluid in your eye, and the thickening tissue in older eyes often causes eye fluid to drain slower. Read More