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Lincoln, NE
A 59-year-old female asked:

Mother had trabeculectomies. 3 mos. later pressure in 1 eye up from 13 to 19 so using drop again. drop didn't work before surgery. why would it now?

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Percentage: Glaucoma drops typically bring down the eye pressure a certain percentage. The surgery may have lowered your eye pressure enough that the drop can bring you down to the desired "target pressure." this is eh pressure where you have he least chance of progressive nerve fiber layer loss, preserving your vision.

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