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What are the best treatments for glaucoma?

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The best treatment for glaucoma depends on how long the patient has suffered with it; for someone who has suffered for years, laser surgery is the best treatment, as stated by the Glaucoma Foundation. Other treatment options for glaucoma include a more invasive type of surgery, medications and eye drops.

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What are the best treatments for glaucoma?
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A patient's doctor will most likely start a person off on medications and eye drops, but if that does not improve their vision, surgery may be suggested. Most doctors will perform the laser surgery on a patient first before having to resort to the more invasive, traditional type of surgery, according to the Glaucoma Foundation.

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