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A 58-year-old female asked:

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?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad Saab
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Glaucoma: Generally speaking it is preferrable to leave laser as a last resort. See your ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
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.
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Last updated Jun 7, 2019

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