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Can You Tell Me How I Can Reduce The Pressure In The Eye
Eye pressure: If you have high eye pressure determined to be unacceptable for the health of your eye(s), the your eye md will prescribe a medication that you apply to your eye(s) to lower it. In some cases, a laser treatment may also be indicated. As long as you are being cared for by your eye md, you will be receiving the proper treatment and follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was told I need surgery to reduce my eye pressure for Glaucoma. Acupuncture improved my vision and dropped the eye pressure. Is this the correct path?
Dehydration?: If you are dehydrated, then the eyes can get dry and feel like "pressure" and it also causes the lightheaded ness. Try drinking more fluids, if it persists see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Often none: With slow pressure rises from open-angle glaucoma there are really no symptoms only late vision loss. With acute closed-angle glaucoma there is pain and pressure with a red eye. Often patients notice "steamy vision" with rings around lights from corneal swelling from the high pressure - this is an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several ways: Basically the surface of eye is temporarily numbed and the "bounce" of the eyeball is measured by applying some external pressure to it attached to a pressure measuring device, similar to pumping a bike tire. A healthy eyeball has some normal "give" to it. But when pressure increases inside the eye, that "give" is reduced and eye gets stiffer and harder...Good for soccer balls, but not eyeballs. ...Read more
I have too much pressure in the eye and is it true glaucoma stems from pigment dispersion syndrome?
Possibly: In pigment dispersion, the loose pigment scraped by your eye off the back of the iris, can clog the fluid outflow passageways and elevate the pressure above the ability of the eye to withstand it. This is the basic definition of glaucoma. Treatment in these cases is given to lower the pressure until all the pigment is gone and the pressure can normalize. ...Read more
Im having pain in my neck. In the past my IOP have been measured to be around 21. The neck pain is followed often by a feeling of pressure in the eye.
I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for more than 3 years already, there's sometimes pressure in the eye it's in. What can I do to get it removed?
Three years!!!!!!'!!: If it's simply, a broken capillary (small vessel) in the underside of the covering layer of the eye (sub conjunctival hemorrhage), it is not serious and will go away within 3 weeks. Why can it still be seen? Why do u feel pressure? You should have seen an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) a long time ago. Go! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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