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    Zello glaucoma chat

    Hi, for anyone interested there is an app for your smartphone or tablet called "zello" it turns your smartphone phone or tablet into a walkie talkie but used internet instead to connect and uses very little data, I have set up a channel on there called "glaucoma forum channel" …

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  • Newly diagnosed

    Had a diagnosis last month and l have other health issues. I was on an antidepressant called duloxitine and came off it due to the compatibility against glaucoma... I have a condition that leaves me in a lot of pain hence the duloxitine ,it was used for pain... Please can anybody advise me on what …

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  • Zello glaucoma chat

    Hi, for anyone interested there is an app for your smartphone or tablet called "zello" it turns your smartphone phone or tablet into a walkie talkie but used internet instead to connect and uses very little data, I have set up a channel on there called "glaucoma forum channel" …

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  • Glaucoma chat on zello

    If you load Zello, I can highly recommend the Network Radios system. It is mainly licenced amateurs, but not only so, some people have no interest in radio at all. To use Network Radios, you load channel one, call for a moderator to activate you & then load a few other channels. It is busy, …

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  • 8 on Optic Nerve damage chart caused by Glaucoma?

    I have had Glaucoma for a bunch of years and have tried to keep my IOP down as low as possible.  During this time I did not know much about my cupped optic nerve damage.  After some nasty IOP increases resulting from a cataract procedure my right eye pressure jumped into the 40s!   …

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  • Travatan Z - blood shot eyes

    I have high intraocular pressure (IOP) at 30. As I'm at a high risk for glaucoma and/or a blood vessel blockage in my eyes, I need to take eye drops. I also see a cardiologist as I have a congenital heart ailment called WPW (heart rhythm issue). My glaucoma specialist MD prescribed Travatan Z ( …

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  • Newly diagnosed. Pigmented Glaucoma

    I have been a glaucoma suspect for 3 1/2 years.checked and tested every 6 months. My pressure was between 22-26. Also have thin cornea and family history.  so last summer dr said she only needed to see me once a year since my pressure didn’t change.  My pressure went way 30 and 32.she …

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  • Glaucoma

    Just been diagnosed with the coma. I am so distressed and worried started on XALA just been diagnosed with a coma. I am so stressed and worried started on Xalatan Once per day I’m going back to the doctor on July 23 to see if the dogs have work. My pressure was 28 in the left eye and 22 in the …

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  • New Cy Pass Micro-stent for glaucoma

    I had this stent placed in my left eye during my cataract surgery 4 months ago (March 2018), my eye has been blurry since then and my Dr. says 20% of people who have this done end up with this problem an it can take months up to a year for the blurriness to go away, she said when the eye drains it …

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  • Halos after shunt surgery

    Hi there  About 8 weeks ago I had shunt surgery (ahmed shunt) for my glaucoma. About a week after the halos I experienced before the surgery where back, and so is the blurred vision when I wake up in the morning. I still use eye drops (for lowering pressure) two times a day, which seems to …

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  • Trabeculectomy glaucoma surgery, has anyone had one?

    I had a trabeculectomy surgery in July 2016.  MIGS have not yet been approved for use in my country.  I have had an up and down experience with this surgery and would be interested in discussing post Trabeculectomy surgery experiences with other people.  I have wide angle glaucoma.

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  • Glaucoma Vitamin B3

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  • I am so scared!

    I was diagnosed with primary open angle glaucoma yesterday mostly in one eye.  The pressure was 22 in the left and 20 in the right. I started taking one drop of Travatan in each eye last night before bedtime. I had eye correction surgery in 2002. And thought my eyes just went back to the way …

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  • trabulectomy - how was the experience?

    Hi just wondering what people's experience was of having a trabulectomy? the idea of being aware while someone is poking about sounds horrific. but the opthalmologist said that general anaesthetic carries too many risks. any tips on what to do during surgery so as to not be aware of what the …

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  • 29 yr old glaucoma suspect, so scared :(

    I've always had bad eyesight but did not think too much about it. I just went to local optometrists to get new glasses/contact lens prescriptions every year, and nothing ever came up. No family history of eye diseases (other than my mother and my younger sister also having nearsightedness, …

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  • Changeable visual field

    Hello I have chronic open glaucoma in my left eye and I attend the eye clinic every 6/8 months.  I use AZOPT twice a day in left eye only.  At my last visit pressures were 18 in both eyes.  Field test in right eye was normal but left eye field test was changeable.  I did not …

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  • Cataract surgery for narrow angle glaucoma?

    My eye doctor wants me to get cataract surgery for my narrow angle glaucoma. I've been fighting the idea for 2 years so far. I had a laser iridotomy in both eyes 2 years ago. Wasn't successful, so she says. Just had it again in one eye so far 3 weeks ago. Have to go back for checkup …

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  • Alternate-day dosing with latanoprost generic

    There seems to be evidence that instilling prostaglandin-class drops like latanoprost every day is not necessary for effectively lowering IOP.  Has anyone has had any success with alternate-day dosing?  It seems that despite the evidence that it works, doctors are afraid that patients …

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  • Lorraine

    Hi, anyone out tyere had laser treatment for glaucoma? On drops for several years but now getting side effects. Seeing consultant to discuss laser treatment.

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  • My glaucomatous right eye seems to see better now...

    I have so many things to talk with us all about on the glaucoma in my right eye. But this is the matter that I was looking for in the internet, and then I said to myself, there must be some glaucoma forums in the net. So, I am now registered in this forum. Thanks to the founder and operator and …

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  • Glaucoma and double coloboma??

    I have glaucoma and double colobomas(blind spots on the optic nerves on either eye) and one these problems have been getting in the way. I head down to the doctors for a check up on the pressure in my eyes and I think they'd probably wabt to check out the coloboma since its been awhile. Lately …

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  • Slight blurry and double vision in one eye, dry eyes?

    Hi, had trabs 3 years ago and a couple of needling oops since to help keep pressure down, recently noticed over the last few months that if I cover my right eye then my vision in my left has slight blurred and double vision in that eye only and slightly worse as the day goes on, at first I could …

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  • Normal tension glaucoma

    Hello guys. Could anyone here tell me the stories and experiences about NGT? from the symptoms. How it diagnosed? And the treatment?

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  • Using Travatan z drops still having symptoms

     I’m presently using Travatan Z drips to relieve high pressure in my left eye.  Although I use them religiously, I still have occasional symptoms of high pressure (foggy vision, rainbow halos ) Has anyone else experienced this while using Travatan?   What did you do to relieve it?

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  • Symptoms

    Hi there. Could anyone tell me how is the early symptoms if youre going to have a glaucoma? Cause ive went to 3 doctors. And all of them saying that im suspect of glaucoma. Thanks

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  • Cosopt PF side effects

    Dr just put me on Cosopt PF.  Having bitter taste in my mouth, scratchy throat & sinus pressure few minutes after insertion. Does anyone have any experience w/zthethe eyedrop. 

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  • Hemorrhoids

    I have learnt about a 7 days treatment called Hemovel maufactured by Stragen Pharma of Switzerland. Has any one used it. If so, its results?

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  • Cosopt eye drops

    My dr has just prescribed Cosopt eyedrops.  Has anyone had any experience with these drops.  If so, did they help to lower pressure & did u experience side effects. 

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  • Latanoprost

    Hello can somebody give me an information. What is latanoprosr? I went to my eye doctor last week. And my eyes pressure was only 17 for both eyes. He didnt say anything. He only gave me latanoprost eye drops. Is it mean i have a glaucoma? Please somebodt give me the answer (

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  • Betimol eye drops out of stock

    Has anyone been having a problem with getting Betimol eye drops. Walgreens has informed me it is out of stock Until April.  I did manage to get it refilled hike vacationing in CT.  

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  • Juice therapy

    Hi guys. Does anyone here ever tried juice therapy for the optical nerve damaged and have a good result? Lets share :D

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  • Glaucoma "suspect" @ 36

    Completely new to this world, unfortunately. Was referred to an opthalmologist after an eye exam that revealed an eye pressure of 25 in both eyes, as well as, a right eye that looked "mildly suspicious for glaucoma." After seeing an opthalmologist I've been diagnosed an open angle …

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