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Do you have nerve damage?How high is the pressure?
This is actually for my mother. Not sure of the exact readings but I know they have been high for a while and drops have been used for many years. Drops recently not working so well and painful so laser treatment tried on both eyes and pressure went down for a few months but last check were up again. Not sure about nerve damage but I think sight is reducing. If necessary I can find out more exact details. Thanks
The next step is surgery.
The goal of surgery is to create an alternate pathway for fluid inside the eye to filter out and decrease the pressure.
The decision for surgery is dependent on the extent of nerve damage and how high the pressure is.
If she had a laser called SLT, then this can be repeated to see if it can lower the pressure even further.
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