I was involved in a car accident in july 2018, and my left eye got seriously injured. It wasn't a penetrating injury, but a small rock did hit my eye very hard. Since then I have been on pressure lowering medication since my IOP went pretty high. The doctor said normal IOP range is between 12 and 22, and my IOP has been 25+ continuously since then. But my IOP sometime drops to normal range of 18 and 15 (only happens when I am on Glycerol OS syrup). But my doctors say I can't be taking Glycerol my whole life so I will need a conventional Glaucoma surgery to lower my IOP and preserve of what's left of the eye.
I admit my eye sight has gone down since the accident, but it has been steady for the past 4 months. The doctor says IOP of higher than the normal range of 22 will affect my eye sight in the future. But since the eye sight is constant and same for the past 4 months even after IOP recorded of 28, 32 and eve 35 sometimes. I just wanted to ask if I will need a Glaucoma surgery?
I am reluctant of this surgery because as far as I have researched on the internet, this surgery (trabeculectomy) is not very successful in Traumatic Glaucoma and in young age too. So I just need a second opinion before I opt for surgery. P.s. I am 26 yrs of age.