I have glaucoma since I was born. What should I do? I'm.Using some medicines for my eyes they're cosopt, xalatan, (latanoprost) alphagan p.Is glaucoma temporary or? ..

Keep following up. Congenital glaucoma is a life long condition. It is vital that you see your doctor regularly. Even though you may be well controlled now, things may change and eventually may need surgery. Use your drops on schedule also.
Lifetime. Glaucoma is a disease that lasts a lifetime. You will need to continue to use drops for the rest of your life, unless they become ineffective and you require surgical intervention.
permanent. Since you have had glaucoma for 18 years, it appears to be permanent for you. Glaucoma surgery can permanently reduce intra-ocular pressure if successful, but there are significant risks involved.

Related Questions

Is there any significance to the sequence in which I take eye drops for glaucoma? I use cospot, alphagan-p and xalatan (latanoprost). Thanks.

Any order is fine. Just wait about three minutes between simultaneous drops keeping eyes gently closed and pressing on the inside corner of the eye to the nose bone. Read more...
No. The order does not matter. If all drops are to be taken at the same time of day, make nature you wait a little between drops to ensure they don't rinse each other out. Read more...
Yes. Your treating md will advise you, but a common practice is to use your cosopt™ and alphagan™ twice per day. You should wait at least 5' between eye drop instillation and also apply pressure to the inner corner of your eyelid for one minute. A twice/day regimen is ideally 12 hrs apart. Also, it does not matter the order. Xalatan™ is instilled generally close to bedtime by the same technique. Read more...

After all glaucoma treatment, had 2 bearvelt tube in right& 1 350 in left eye. Iop 15&22.With cosopt, alphagan, xalatan (latanoprost).C/d. 9/.95. What else can b done?

Difficult. Your situation is very complicated. With your cdr ratios you need very low target iops. At times a second, smaller, baerveldt shunt can be inserted depending on your eyes situation. Occasionally an slt can be done case by case situation. The latter more for next to last resort. Sometimes a cyclo-destructive procedure is contemplated, but threat to vision exists. See a glaucoma specialist. Read more...
Glaucoma Specialist. With your severe glaucoma, your l eye pressure is likely too high. You could have a 2nd tube as well or a cyclophotocoagulation procedure done internally or externally. You need to discuss this with your glaucoma specialist. You also may need additional treatment for the r eye if you are continuing to lose vision despite your pressure of 15. Read more...