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 » Health Medications & Vitamins

For any successful treatment of glaucoma, the dog's owner must contact a trusted veterinarian. The veterinarian is likely to try a pharmaceutical option first, especially if she does not consider the condition too far go... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Glaucoma laser treatments use a cold laser to reduce the intraoccular pressure that builds up in an eye affected with glaucoma. The treatment helps to lower the eye pressure for a majority of people but does not work for... More » Health Vision
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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 » Health Vision

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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 » Health Vision

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