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Treatment for open-angle glaucoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my father is 64 years old and he has glucoma can you tell a good treatment
Doctor :   What kind of Glaucoma Is he having .
User :   he has this for about year he has last field of vision by almost 60 present can you tell me treament for this
Doctor :   If you can tell Me it is Open Angle or Closed and Since when has he been having it it will help me.
User :   he is taking eye drops of timilol and one more i don't remeber that drug
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   is taking treatment form naryana eye hopital which is on hosur road
Doctor :   Laser surgery, trabeculoplasty has had an increased role in treating open-angle glaucoma.
User :   my question is that since he has lost vision by 60 present is possible to again regain it
Doctor :   trabeculectomy, is the next alternativefor controlling the eye Pressure
User :   what would be the cost of this treatment he is also having a mild catract in his eyes
Doctor :   If it due to Angle closure Glaucoma and the Progress then it can be reverted
Doctor :   If it has led to Permanent Damage then it will not be possible to gain it in complete
User :   how to know that this has done a permanent damage or not
Doctor :   glaucoma has no definitive cure, a diagnosis generally means lifelong treatment
Doctor :   well that will depend on the examination Findings
Doctor :   that one would be Able to decide as to what percentage the damage has been
Doctor :   Few measures tat he could follow at home
User :   i think it must open angle glaucoma sine the doctor who diagnosed has told that she will start with drugs then if it does not controll then surgery can be done
Doctor :   Drink small amounts of fluids over the course of a day.
Doctor :   It would be advisable for to Think about Surgery Seriously
User :   ok he does not have any bad habits he was acctually workings as consultant in a sugar factory but all of sudden he complained that he is not able to see things at perticular angle
User :   what would be the approximately cost of surgery
User :   and where it is done
Doctor :   That would be the most commonest presentation Acute angle closure Glaucoma..Does he have any Medical illness
User :   how many days hospitalisation is required
User :   no he is completely alright
Doctor :   LASER surgeries would be in the range of Rs. 45,000/- to Rs. 55,000/- based on his condition..
User :   no he does not have any medical illness
Doctor :   Hospitalization would not be for any more than 2days if all goes well
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User :   sir suggest some hopital where it is done
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User :   yes sir it is true
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User :   ok thanking you very much doctor have a nice day
Doctor :   Have a Nice Day..
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