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does sinusitis increase eye pressure?

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Dr. Bruce Ballon
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
No.: Sinusitis does not increase eye present, but sinus medications can. Steroids can elevate pressure in open angle patients, antihistamines and decongestants can raise pressure in narrow angles.
Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
No: It does not.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 21 years experience
Intraocular pressure: - no it does not, but paranasal sinus congestion and infection, particularly the maxillary sinus can make the eye feel pressured as well as teeth ache.

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