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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No risk: If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, then all of the systemic allergy medications will not cause a problem. Any disclaimers relate to the uncomm ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your eye doc: There does not appear to be a problem, depending on other medicines you are taking, which may interact with it. But there have been no good studies ab ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Don't know any contra indications for that. Best, Siranush Cholakian MD
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Dr. Mark Pyfer
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: This herbal supplement is obtained from a plant in the tomato family. It contains withanolides (steroidal lactones), alkaloids, choline, fatty acids, ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Ashwagandha is a very safe and well-tolerated herb with many benefits that has been used for thousands of years. It has been subject to many research ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
Difficult to assess: There are multiple reasons for headaches, one of which can be caused by high eye pressure. Associated symptoms would be blurry vision, red eye, and na ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A variety: The surgery is defined by its invasiveness and need for control, usually after eye drops have been ineffective. Laser treatment can increase the fluid ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The traget pressure is generally that that does not cause damage. It varies in individuals.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Minor issue: There are many forms of glaucoma surgery from laser to operative. While the field is constantly changing and improving, most surgeries are well worke ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lower pressure: Glaucoma is a problem with internal eye pressure. Studies show that about 40% who use marijuana will experience a lowering of the pressure and so it ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Not recommended: Laser refractive surgery is generally not recommended for patients with glaucoma but it depends on many factors: is it early glaucoma, is prk planned? ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Laser or medications: Glaucoma happens when the optic nerve is damaged , usually by high pressures in the back of the eye. Peripheral vision is the first to be harmed. Ey ... Read More
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