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How long does laser treatment for glaucoma take?
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: A few minutes
Most glaucoma laser treatments take only a few moments.
They are seldom uncomfortable and can greatly decrease the eye's pressure. There is seldom any downtime after the procedure; most patients can get back to their normal activities in a matter of hours.

In brief: A few minutes
Most glaucoma laser treatments take only a few moments.
They are seldom uncomfortable and can greatly decrease the eye's pressure. There is seldom any downtime after the procedure; most patients can get back to their normal activities in a matter of hours.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 5 to 10 minutes
Laser trabeculoplasty can be performed in about 5 to 10 minutes.
It is a relatively easy procedure for most patients. However the lens that is placed temporarily on the eye can feel uncomfortable

In brief: 5 to 10 minutes
Laser trabeculoplasty can be performed in about 5 to 10 minutes.
It is a relatively easy procedure for most patients. However the lens that is placed temporarily on the eye can feel uncomfortable
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: Depends but short
The length of laser treatment for glaucoma depends on which type of laser procedure, positioning / cooperation level, and difficulty of viewing the eye or minor complication affecting the view.
Usually all glaucoma lasers are outpatient office procedures that only take a few minutes.

In brief: Depends but short
The length of laser treatment for glaucoma depends on which type of laser procedure, positioning / cooperation level, and difficulty of viewing the eye or minor complication affecting the view.
Usually all glaucoma lasers are outpatient office procedures that only take a few minutes.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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