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cause of open angle glaucoma

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Dr. Federico Mattioli
25 years experience LASIK Surgery
No: There is no reason for open angle glaucoma to develop in this situation.

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Feldman
Specializes in LASIK Surgery
Ask your MD!: It is possible that even mild eye disease can be symptomatic (including mild cataracts or glaucoma) and every individual case is unique. You'll have ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Liva
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Not mild glaucoma: Cataract usually cause difficulty with night driving. Mild glaucoma is usually a symptomatic . If it has occurred only since taking travatan it is pos ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Blind: Less than 1% go blind and less than 10% have significant visual field loss.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Sleep apnea decrease O2 to your body. Apnea means pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. This means your body does not get O2 at th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Red eyes: One of the common side effects of Lumigan is chronic red eye. You may use naphcon a (over the counter) on occasion for taking out the redness. Do no ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Most common: Simply, the drain of the eye appears open on exam (gonioscopy). It's a type of glaucoma (most common), and a way to describe to differentiate from na ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Risk factors are...: Family/ethnicity are important. Those at highest risk for open-angle glaucoma have a sibling with glaucoma; or a parent. African-americans and hispani ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Short time: We need to differentiate between narrow angles, which is a discriptive anatomic condition, where the anterior chamber angle is narrow, and a narrow a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not: You are probably responding to a disclaimer on a drug that has been prescribed for a non-eye issue. These disclaimers refer to closed angle glaucoma, ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Age : Increase age is a definite risk factor for glaucoma. This does not mean it is harder to control with the aging process, it is just a risk factor.
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