Glaucoma treatment

What you need to know



Duration of hospital stay
2 to 3 days.
The patient will usually be able to leave after the procedure.
Average length of stay
2 to 7 days.
Several treatments possible.

Glaucoma treatment
Glaucoma treatment

How to find quality treatment abroad

Every year, nearly 11 million patients go abroad in search of medical care. At MEDICAIM, we provide our patients with access to the best hospitals and doctors around the world. Contact us to learn more about your treatment options.

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Start your medical stay by requesting a quote. Our customer service department will help you find the clinic that best suits your needs and get you a quote.

Before the treatment

What does it involve?

Trabeculectomy is the procedure that aims to create a new way to evacuate aqueous humor by removing a small segment of trabeculum. Pipe laying is frequent. The tube directs the aqueous humor into a reservoir behind the eye. About 80% of people who undergo this surgery no longer need eye drops afterward.
Other types of surgery are being tested. Eventually, they could replace trabeculectomy. However, it will take several more years before their effectiveness can be determined. Examples include canalostomy, Ex-Press®, canaloplasty, gold implant, Glaukos iStent® and trabeculotome.

Glaucoma treatment
Glaucoma treatment

After the treatment

It should be noted that all glaucoma treatments increase the risk of developing cataracts, especially surgical treatments.
An antibiotic prescription may be prescribed after the procedure to help prevent certain disorders.

About Glaucoma treatment

Any surgical procedure involves risks, complications can be minor, hemorrhagic, inflammatory or professional.
MEDICAIM takes care of the follow-up on a case-by-case basis.
MEDICAIM is looking for the best specialists for you and we will offer you several renowned doctors.
MEDICAIM organizes your entire stay for you: post-operative nursing care, biological follow-up, therapeutic, nutritional and psychological support.
Any additional questions? Ask your MEDICAIM doctor about it:

Customized treatment

Some needs and conditions are more complex than others. In case of doubt, please send us additional information to establish a customized quote.

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Traitement sur-mesure

Certains besoins et pathologies sont plus complexes que d’autres. En cas de doute, faîtes-nous parvenir des informations complémentaires pour établir un devis sur-mesure.

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Second medical opinion

Entrust us with your medical file and it will be examined by a specialist doctor. The goal?
Allow you to evaluate all your treatment options.

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