Glaucoma surgery

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i'm having surgical glaucoma surgery on August 10 and am so scared. My eye drops and 2 laser surgeries did not help me. Has anyone else had glaucoma surgery?

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    Hi Mary, I have only just discovered this site. Did you have the surgery & is everything OK now?


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    Hi Mary, I hope the surgery went well. I too have had trabs on both eyes after the drops stopped working and my pressure was rising. The surgery itself was fine and not painful.

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      Have you had anymore issues since operations ? have pressures stayed lower ?.

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      Hi Neil

      i had my double trab surgery 2 years ago. Initially my pressures were down under 6, unfortunately one eye is now up at 13 and Im back on drops. I had hoped the surgery would have kept my pressures low for 10 plus years but unfortunately that wasnt the case for me. I dont think there is anything else they can give me to keep pressures down, the drops previously didnt help me, hence I had surgery. Anyone been in this position?

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    What was the name of your surgeries? Were your surgeries successful?

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      Hi Mary

      i cant remember the name, they cut a bleb in my pupil to drain fluid. Pressures are now rising again so surgery wasnt as successful as I had hoped. How are your eyes?

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    I had a double trabeculectony (pardon spelling) last May & July and pressures now sit about 6-8 .I stayed awake through choice to avoid anesthetic ,

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