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Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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1. Is a trabulectomy the best choice for stopping the advance

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1. Is a trabulectomy the best choice for stopping the advance of the glaucoma normal tension glaucoma, with drops I am at 12-14 in each eye

2. Is there less invasive surgeries, ie. a canoplaste, that can do the same thing, reduce the pressure under 10

3. Since I have high myopia, and severe damage to my eye can I lose more vision in my eye

4. Is this safe, what our the odds of stopping low tension glaucoma.

At Jules Stein this is the surgery of choice
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.

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Dr. Rick :

Normal tension glaucoma can be a difficult beast to tame.