Wow! Did you know there are alternatives to eyedrops when it comes to HIGH RISK GLAUCOMA? #SLT is a safe and effective laser procedure that keeps pressures consistently low.
Being consistent with drops have always been challenges that physicians and their patients have wrestled with for years. But with advances in laser technology improving laser safety and recent research demonstrating SLT efficacy and safety, drops do not have to be the first line of treatment! More and more physicians are opting for SLT before prescribing eyedrops to lower pressure.
A small % of patients experience side effects from the preservatives in glaucoma eye drops such as redness, dryness, and discomfort. Some may stop using glaucoma drops to relieve their symptoms, and their pressure suffers.