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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Convenience: This useful anti glaucoma drop is commonly presicribed for use at bedtime just for convenience and remembrance with a bottle at the bedside or next to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: See a fertility doctor.
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Never: Heard of that. No.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Underberg
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Glaucoma cholesterol: According to a study published in the archives of opthalmology in 2004 patients taking statin medications were less likely to develop glaucoma than th ... Read More
Dr. James Underberg
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Benefit greatest: The greatest benefit for protection against glaucoma was in men with cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol. The authors believe statins might lo ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: According to the literature for Atorvastatin (lipitor), there doesn't appear to be any association with glaucoma. There is also no contraindication f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Glaucoma drops: Your doctor needs to evaluate your degree of glaucoma and your eye pressure, to develop a plan as to which are the optimal drops to prevent a patient ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally no!: Each class of medication has its own side effects. These drops generally do not amplify each other's side effect! however... More drops means more p ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
11 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma: Both combigan and ganfort are combination drops. Both contain timolol which would be unnecessary duplicate therapy with potential for side effects. Th ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Glaucoma: Would get a second opinion as 17 is not that high . How are you doing on visual filed testing? is it normal or showing evidence of glaucoma effects? T ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No problem: Any drug with any degree of sympathetic nervous system activity will have a disclaimer on the label saying caution in the use of this with glaucoma. ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Uribel: Glaucoma is listed as a contraindication and,thus, uribel should not be used in the presence of glaucoma. Your pharmacist can give you additional info ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bello
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Anxiety & glaucoma: Anxiety is a serious disorder. Treatment should be carefully monitored by a physician. A "quick fix" is not wise. Probably the safer group of anxiety ... Read More
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