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Definition of Glaucoma treatment (surgery)

Glaucoma treatment (surgery): Surgery can also help fluid escape from the eye and thereby reduce the pressure. However, surgery is now usually reserved for patients whose pressure cannot be controlled with eyedrops, pills, or laser surgery.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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