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In glaucoma, if 1 eye drop doesn't control eye pressure, is slt laser preferable as a 2nd line treatment instead of adding 2nd drop as treatment?

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Dr. Ahmad Saab answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Glaucoma: Generally speaking it is preferrable to leave laser as a last resort. See your ophthalmologist.

Answered 6/7/2019

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Dr. Bruce Saran answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Depends : It depends on the type of glaucoma, the target goal for pressure reduction and the amount of nerve damage you have. Discuss with your treating doctor.

Answered 6/7/2019

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