Glaucoma management has grown to be a very specialized sub-field of ophthalmology that benefits from the use of dedicated and highly technical equipment. Hudson Valley Glaucoma Care houses state-of-the-art equipment, and a patient's evaluation takes full advantage of all the powerful diagnostic techniques that are thereby available. Dr. Schumer and his staff at Hudson Valley Glaucoma Care employ a virtual arsenal of equipment which is, with regard to glaucoma evaluation and management, unique in the Hudson Valley and which is comparable to that found at any academic medical center in a major urban setting. Equipment includes:
Dr. Schumer is trained, skilled, and highly experienced at performing in-office laser surgery for Glaucoma and various complex surgical glaucoma procedures. He also brings to bear a rich body of scientific and clinical knowledge of ocular anatomy, physiology, and pathology as well as of mechanisms of disease. The staff at Hudson Valley Glaucoma Care are all highly trained, conscientious, and committed to attentive and intelligent patient care in general and to glaucoma diagnosis and treatment in particular. (You can see what other patients have had to say by clicking here).
The overall purpose and goal of our work at Hudson Valley Glaucoma Care is to diagnose and treat Glaucoma in all its manifestations, whether newly diagnosed, chronic and well-controlled, or advanced and/or poorly controlled. Dr. Schumer and his staff have extensive experience and expertise in treating all forms of narrow-angle and also open-angle Glaucoma. The experience of being a patient at Hudson Valley Glaucoma Care will be educational and enlightening and will involve you in an intensive and thorough evaluation. It will also include the development of a thoughtful and comprehensive management plan, the goal of which is to stabilize vision loss from Glaucoma in order to help to ensure good vision for the remainder of your life.