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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See Below: There are eye drops, lasers, and several kinds of surgery (some new) for this. See a good glaucoma specialist. You're in philly, so try wills eye inst ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: Many glaucoma patients can be maintained a lifetime with the newer medications. No one can predict if the disease will worsen, or if the patient will ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Optic nerve damage: Open angle glaucoma is a group of disorders in which there is characteristic and progressive damage to the optic nerve. This results in loss of periph ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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No: As the angle where fluids circulate is open curgery can not help.
A male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes and no: Primary open angle glaucoma is controllable not curable. Usually can be controlled with drops. With good pressure control, progression is also control ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Anatomy of the eye: The cornea of the eye comes down like a dome over the iris (the colored part of the eye). Where they meet is called the angle, and this is where fluid ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Because your IOP was considerably higher than the "normal upper range", your glaucoma would be considered high tension open angle glaucoma (presumably ... 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

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