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A 23-year-old male asked:

Should i be worried about eyesight problems? i'm taking prednisolone 50mg a day for 2 months

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Don't worry but ...: Regular eye exams are warranted, for intra ocular pressure measurement, cataracts and possibly field of vision testing, thise side effects are rare but can happen with prolonged use of steroids, talk to your doctor about them

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