A 51-year-old female asked:
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my daughter was diagnosed with glaucoma 3 weeks ago. she’s 23 and her ophthalmologist started her on (travatan and alphagan) she went for a follow up yesterday and he suggested surgery. is there not a third drop we could try before doingsurgery ?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better go 4 surgery: Drops were tried already, the ophthalmologist did give a chance for medical treatment, glaucoma isn't an easy diagnosis, and decision for surgery is warranted to save the optic nerve. You can still ask for a second opnion by another ophthalmologist, it's your right, wish you and your daughter wellness
Answered on Aug 7, 2019

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