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Glaucoma Treatment ChicagoWhat are the treatment options for glaucoma?

There are many different treatments for glaucoma including medication, surgery, and laser therapy, such as Lumenis SLT. Eye drop medication is the most commonly used treatment for high eye pressure and glaucoma. Patients often do not take their eye drop medication as prescribed by their doctors due to forgetfulness and/or side effects Many patients are in search of other treatment options Lumenis SLT is an excellent treatment option for patients who want to reduce or eliminate their need to take eye drop medication Surgery is often used in patients with advanced disease who may already have experienced vision loss.

What is Lumenis SLT?

Lumenis SLT is an FDAcleared procedure to lower eye pressure in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), the most common form of glaucoma. The laser energy reduces and controls eye pressure by causing a natural response that improves the outflow of fluid from your eye. Lumenis SLT is a convenient, in-office laser therapy.

Lumenis SLT is a cost-effective therapy that provides long-term control of eye pressure. Lumenis SLT may reduce or eliminate your need to take eye drop medication for glaucoma. Lumenis SLT is typically covered by Medicare.

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