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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 »

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The risks of laser surgery to treat glaucoma include an temporary increase in intraocular pressure, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. On the other hand, the intraocular pressure may drop to the point where t... More »

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There are various types of laser surgery available to people suffering from glaucoma, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. The type of laser surgery depends on the form and severity of glaucoma. LASIK correctiv... More »

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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 »

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The risks of laser surgery to treat glaucoma include an temporary increase in intraocular pressure, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. On the other hand, the intraocular pressure may drop to the point where t... More »

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Laser surgery for glaucoma does not generally require a significant recovery period, according to The Glaucoma Foundation. Patients who undergo laser surgery can expect to return to their normal activities immediately, a... More »

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The procedures for YAG laser surgery are non-invasive and involve using a YAG laser to disrupt the clouding of the natural lens in the eye capsule, says The Wright Eye Center. The energy from the laser beam creates a hol... More »

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