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Glaucoma

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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 I've...

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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 blink...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 surgeon...

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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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  • 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 they...

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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 glaucoma...

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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 help...

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  • Glaucoma ( closed angle ? ) I think diagnosis

    hi  I recently been diagnosed with glaucoma , I’m  a 50 year old female with a family history of glaucoma ( my maternal grandmother) within 2 weeks I have undergone 2 unsuccessful laser treatments , an awful rise in eye pressure 54 in one and 37 in the other , I had so much pain and sickness...

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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!   This...

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  • Drops

    When I put my drops in, half of the time some of the drops either run out of the outer or inner corner of my eye. What am I doing wrong? This has been an ongoing problem. My doctor says as long as it touches my eye, it is fine. Bit it still concerns me. Any advise on how to keep the full drop in my eye?

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  • Glaucoma: How do you cope?

    A little background. I was living with horrible headaches that would temporary blur my vision, they got progressively worse, then a day came where my left eye stayed blurred. Symptoms days before diagnosis were awful. Complete blurred vision in left eye, pupil opened no dilation, throwing up, fever,...

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  • Blurred vision after use of Timolol

    Hi, I have an elderly friend who has glaucoma. She has been prescribed Timolol eye drops, but says that they make her vision very blurred, and as though there was 'a lump of jelly' in her eye, and that the effect lasts for 12-24 hours. She is understandably reluctant to use the eye drops. She...

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  • Glaucoma for 20 years now only 39 and it's getting worse

    Can't read driving eyesight test. So went to get signed off at specsavers only to be sent back to the specialist and after field test it's not looking good. He said I Hve to come back for the driving sight test. But it's likely IL be unfit to drive!! I've got 2 kids. Who else has been...

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  • Glaucoma at 24 years old

    Hi there. I was diagnosed with glaucoma the beginning of the year. I am a white Caucasian male. 24 years of age. The doctor says I have low tension glaucoma. And pigmentary dispression. Possibly pigmentary glaucoma. He did the in office laser on both eyes. Also the visual field test came out normal and...

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  • Question about eye pressure reading

    Good morning all,  I wanted to post to see if I should be concerned or if I'm overreacting. I'm 41 years old. I went for my yearly eye check up yesterday and my eye pressure has consistently been reading at 17 for the past few years. My appointment was at 4:30pm. Around noon yesterday,...

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  • MIGS for kids

    Dear All, Is anybody aware of any safe micro invasive surgery available for kids as young as 12-13 years old specially for the case of secondary glaucoma (post cataract lens implant surgery)

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  • Elevated eye pressure

    I've had an eye pressure reading between 24-26 now for 9 years. A couple times it went down to 20. 9 years ago the optometrist I was seeing did the usual eye exam and after checking them that year said, "humm" let me think about this. 5 minutes later he came back and said I'm ok. The...

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  • Experiencing Glaucoma - can someone please advise

    My Wife is a recent Glacoma sufferer.  She was diagnosed about two years ago and put on eye drops and was monitored every six months.  We thought tit was under control In the summer she felt something was wrong and we went to see the eye doctor who measured her eye pressure which was 32, he...

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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, though...

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  • Glaucoma and living at high altitudes

    Hello, ​Does anyone know the risks of aggravating glaucoma by living in cities at higher altitudes such as Mexico City or Denver.  This is at altitudes around 6,000 feet.  Is there any significant effect on the IOP. Thanks 

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  • Cant find an eye drop to suit me..

    I have high pressure (24) in both eyes. have tried Travatan. after a month, I suddenly got blind spots in the centre of my eyes..was changed to Monopost.this is leaving me very lightheaded, anxious,and fuzzy headed..now he has changed me to Timofluid. I am so afraid to start this,as it contains a beta...

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