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could there be a cure for glaucoma?

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Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Many treatments: There are many forms of glaucoma. There are many treatments for these many forms of glaucoma. There is no simple "cure." most treatments require patients to be regularly monitored and treatments altered during the course of a patient's lifetime.
Answered on Apr 16, 2013
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Not yet: We manage and attempt to prevent vision loss with our therapies. We want you to outlive vision loss.
Answered on Feb 2, 2015
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