Trabeculectomy is one of the several treatments for glaucoma that we offer here at Optegra. By making a small hole in the eye wall (sclera), a trabeculectomy helps to lower the intraocular pressure inside of the eye. Unlike some of the other procedures we conduct for glaucoma, this a surgical procedure and therefore has a slightly longer recovery time.
During your initial consultation, one of our dedicated eye health specialists will determine if you are suitable for trabeculectomy by following these general guidelines:
- You have open-angle glaucoma or chronic closed-angle glaucoma
- Your medication or eye drops are failing to control to your glaucoma
- You have already tried laser treatment to little or no effect
- You understand that the recovery period is longer than that of micro-invasive procedures
However, the above points only serve as a general guideline. We understand that every patient is different, which is why it is one of our highly-trained ophthalmic consultants who will make the final decision on your suitability. We offer several treatments for glaucoma, so we may find that there is another procedure more suited to your eye health needs.
Book a no-obligation appointment with us today to discuss your options with one of our specialists. Or attend one of our open days and ask our consultants any general questions you may have regarding your journey with Optegra.
Optegra always strives to provide our patients with simple, easy-to-understand pricing plans, so they are not hit with unexpected extras or hidden costs at the end of their treatment. We usually offer a fixed, no-nonsense price that covers your entire journey with us – from the consultation right through to the final aftercare appointment. To find out the price of your trabeculectomy surgery treatment, book a private consultation with a member of our eye health team.
We also believe that quality eye care should be a viable option for everyone, which is why we offer a choice of payment and finance options for every budget.
Book a private consultation with one of our eye health specialists to discuss your options. Or attend one of our open days across the country to get general advice on this procedure, our world-class surgeons will be happy to answer any questions you may have, as well as any questions regarding treatments for glaucoma.
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