A 24-year-old male asked:
Can 14,7% alcohol consumption increase eye iop? nb: i use timolol 0.5% everyday?
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Dr. Bryan Wonganswered
Family Medicine 20 years experience
If you are concerned about the intra-ocular pressure (IOP) for your eyes, it would be best to follow up with your ophthalmologist or optometrist to ensure that your glaucoma is under control. In regards to the impact of alcohol, the studies are conflicted. One resource you could review is here: https://www.glaucoma.org/glaucoma/do-lifestyle-choices-affect-glaucoma.php
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