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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you have glaucoma, you will need your eye pressure controlled, either by eye drops, laser, or surgery. And you will need regular follow-ups, to en ... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Talk to your doctor about what type of glaucoma you have. Most over the counter medications with a warning label to consult with your physician before ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No problems: While the actual effects of most herbs is dubious, none that I am aware of will have an effect one way or the other on glaucoma. If you are in active ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: Glaucoma comes from anatomical or age related changes in the eyes. It is not common but does affect 2% of the population. There is no dietary or phy ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Everyone is at risk: Although you cannot change certain things about developing glaucoma, such as positive family history of glaucoma, high myopia, being black or hispanic ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Unclear...: Research has not yet proven lifestyle changes which help reduce glaucoma risk. There are some types of glaucoma such as neovascular which are complic ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Meds: This is a decision that you must make in consultation with your ophthalmologist. If you have recent onset glaucoma or established glaucoma you can be ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Blindness?: If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma & your Eye MD has recommended treatment to preserve visual function, your eyesight will gradually diminis ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Drops: Trvatan z, lumigan, timolol, betimol, istalol, azopt, trussopt, alphagan, (brimonidine) combigan, cosopt, etc.
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
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally not: In most cases, once testing indicates someone has glaucoma, they are no longer considered suspect and are started on treatment. However, sometimes th ... Read More
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