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In glaucoma eye pressure has reduced 30% using 1 drop of travatan. Dr says if i need a lower pressure can use slt laser instead of 2nd drop. Okay?

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Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Slt usually effective, if not can always take 2nd drop.

In brief: Yes

Slt usually effective, if not can always take 2nd drop.
Dr. Stan Coleman
Dr. Stan Coleman
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: SLT

A second drop or slt would be my next step.
30% reduction is great! I do not know your situation, but usually one would watch and see if the 30% decrease in pressure is adequate or not before going to next step.

In brief: SLT

A second drop or slt would be my next step.
30% reduction is great! I do not know your situation, but usually one would watch and see if the 30% decrease in pressure is adequate or not before going to next step.
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Agreeable

Yes, as an option to additional topical medication, an SLT treatment is very reasonable.
About 80% of patients with open angle glaucoma respond to SLT. In those individuals with less than an adequate response, a second medication can be added.

In brief: Agreeable

Yes, as an option to additional topical medication, an SLT treatment is very reasonable.
About 80% of patients with open angle glaucoma respond to SLT. In those individuals with less than an adequate response, a second medication can be added.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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