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A 58-year-old female asked:

In the next 10 years will there be new glaucoma eye surgery procedures that make recovery easier & improve the success rate?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
Always new : There are always new treatments for glaucoma, the istent is relatively new and has good results.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Yes: I'm excited about future innovations in glaucoma surgery as well new medications ;/or medication delivery systems. We already have newer and safer surgeries like canoloplasty, express shunt, i-stent, and other yet to be approved procedures. Optimistically, the next 10 years should expand our repertoire of glaucoma treatments that can be customized to the patients particular needs.

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Last updated Dec 19, 2013

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