articles

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 opt... More »

www.reference.com Health Medications & Vitamins

Treatment options for glaucoma include prescription eye drops, microsurgery and laser surgery, reports WebMD. Specific laser surgery options include trabeculoplasty, which opens the trabecular meshwork drainage area; cyc... More »

www.reference.com Health Vision

Treatment options for advanced glaucoma include prescribed medication as part of medical therapy, laser eye treatment, surgery to improve eyesight or trabeculectomy surgery, according to the Middle East African Journal o... More »

www.reference.com Health Vision
similar articles

Argon laser trabeculoplasty, the most common type of laser surgery for open-angle glaucoma, successfully lowers eye pressure in approximately 75 percent of patients, as confirmed by The Glaucoma Foundation. Alternative l... More »

www.reference.com Health Vision

Laser eye surgery is a very effective treatment option for glaucoma patients, although long-term success rates are variable, as stated by The Glaucoma Foundation. Success of treatment depends on the individual patient's ... More »

www.reference.com Health Vision

Treatment options for glaucoma include prescription eye drops, microsurgery and laser surgery, reports WebMD. Specific laser surgery options include trabeculoplasty, which opens the trabecular meshwork drainage area; cyc... More »

www.reference.com Health Vision

Glaucoma may be treated through laser surgery or traditional surgery with minimal consequences, according to The Glaucoma Foundation. Surgical treatment may be combined with other methods, such as medications and eye dro... More »

www.reference.com Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects