Video: What Is Angle-Closure Glaucoma? The first type of glaucoma treatment used is typically prescription eye drops.
All treatment modalities have a common goal that of reducing the on the optic nerve by allowing drainage of the accumulated eye fluid.
Several glaucoma medications are available in preservative-free forms.
Your doctor has the responsibility to evaluate and document your need for surgery, explain its risks and benefits, and obtain informed consent—which shows you understand and give your permission.