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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Glaucoma: It lowers the pressure inside the eye.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not now: The original latanoprost required this as there was some evidence of degredation at room temperature, the current formula does not have this requirem ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience Ophthalmology
Very effective: Xalatan (latanoprost) is an excellent glaucoma medication but 'the proof is in the pudding' so you have to go by what happens to your eye pressure wit ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Latanoprost, the generic name for xalatan, must be refrigerated to avoid breakdown of the molecule. Xalatan, but not generic latanoprost, can be left ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The watery eyes suggest that your eyes are actually dry. And eye drops with preservatives can worsen dry eye symptoms. Xalatan (latanoprost) is also ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Black shadows: If this in in your vision it is unrelated to the drops. The best thing to do is have your eye doctor evaluate this. Does not sound sight threatening, ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Any order is fine: Just wait about three minutes between simultaneous drops keeping eyes gently closed and pressing on the inside corner of the eye to the nose bone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: Virtually any drug can cause an allergic rxn in susceptible people. Latanoprost can cause redness, blurred vision, burning and the sensation that some ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: This question is not able to be answered with the info present. You may be helped by some surgery so the opthalmologist needs to comment. There are al ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Ideal IOP: Eyedrops to lower the pressure depend upon the target pressure. If you are visually stable (no changes in vision and field) at a pressure of 19-20, t ... Read More

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