A 37-year-old member asked:
please help! what is the success for glaucoma surgery?
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Ophthalmology 38 years experience
Good: Many surgical procedures are available for glaucoma unable to be managed with medications. Laser/scalpel. The type of surgical intervention will depend on your particular glaucoma history. Make sure a glaucoma specialist is your sureon. You shoud do fine.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What type of surgery reduces glaucoma pressure?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Laser, operation: If treatment by anti-glaucoma eyedrops fails or is ineffective, then laser can lower the pressure and for more severe cases there are surgical ways to reduce the pressure including the construction of bypass channels (trabeculectomy) and the implantation of drainage devices. Discuss this with your glaucoma specialist ophthalmologist.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Is glaucoma surgery a solution once and for all, or should it be repeated again in a few years?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 43 years experience
Depends on the respo: Need to address with the ophthalmologist.
5346 viewsAnswered Oct 19, 2019
A 50-year-old member asked:
I'm diagnosed with glaucoma, are there any surgeries that can correct this.?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 9 years experience
Yes: There are laser treatments and several surgical procedures used to control glaucoma
these are best done by ophthalmologists with specialty training.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
What amount does glaucoma sugery cost?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Depends: The cost of the procedure depends on the fees from the surgeon, the anesthesiologist and the surgical facility. Typically, an outpatient surgery center is less expensive than in a hospital setting.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
What can you tell me about trabeculectomy surgery for glaucoma?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
It is: effective surgical treatment that makes a new drainage pathway for intraocular fluid in the eye.
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