A 58-year-old female asked:
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in the next 10 years will there be new glaucoma eye surgery procedures that make recovery easier & improve the success rate?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Always new : There are always new treatments for glaucoma, the istent is relatively new and has good results.
Answered on Nov 30, 2013
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
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.
Answered on Dec 19, 2013
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