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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, HORRIBLE headache. To the point of wanting to rip out my left eye out. Urgent care doctor stated I need to see an Ophthalmologist ASAP. I go to an Ophthalmologist and doc stated left pressure was at 70 and the right was at 55. I needed to have emergency surgery the next morning or I would be permanently blind. I was shocked, I was only 29 and had zero family history of Glaucoma. Life has been a rollercoaster of good and bad since then. Left eye is the evil eye, pressures have gone down and up over the years. 5 surgeries so far in the left eye, including Cataract and TWO Ahmed values. Around the clock drops in both eyes, and a droopy left eye due to the valves, which has really crippled my self-esteem. Thankfully my right eye has been my good eye. I was doing fairly good this whole year but the pressures are crept back up in BOTH eyes now. Laser treatment in right eye appears to be helping so far. I'm am now being referred to another specialist as my left has gone up to 30. I must admit there are days where I just wanna give up. But my family has been an amazing support system. I've never gone on forums before and thought I'd give it a shot. Perhaps interacting with people who have this disease and how you all cope may help a bit.
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