Glaucoma Specialist, Ophthalmologist: Divakar Gupta, MD

My name is Divakar Gupta, and I’m an Ophthalmologist at the Duke Eye Center. My specialty in ophthalmology is glaucoma care. And so I perform glaucoma surgery, cataract surgery, and then also manage glaucoma. Most of the patients that are seeing me are referred by outside doctors that want this patient to be screened for […]

Glaucoma Requires Ongoing Care and Testing

(bright music) – You can be born with glaucoma, so of course there’s a pediatric population with glaucoma. And then the more common glaucoma patient tends to be older. I have people who are in their 30s with glaucoma, and there are people in their 90s with glaucoma. It’s a chronic disease, so once someone […]

How Does Glaucoma Cause Vision Loss?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world, and 50% of people who have it don’t even know they do. That’s because it often has few symptoms and these symptoms can appear after it’s too late. So why is this such a stealth disease? There are two main types of Glaucoma: […]