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Can you tell me how I can reduce the pressure in the eye?

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 more

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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?

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?

Need monitoring: You need to have your intraocular pressure monitored by your ophthalmologist. If acupuncture keeps the pressure normal, that's fine. But you will need the pressure monitored over that long run to make sure it stays normal. ...Read more

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What can cause pressure in the eye and feel lighthead?

What can cause pressure in the eye and feel lighthead?

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

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What are alternatives to reducing the pressure in the eye?

What are alternatives to reducing the pressure in the eye?

Three alternatives: The most common way this is done is with eye drops. Laser surgery and incisional surgery are also available. A few medications taken orally, such as beta-blockers and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, also work. Discuss your options with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pressure in the eye and burning?

What are the causes of pressure in the eye and burning?

Pressure: Eye pressure may be caused by glaucoma, migraine, thyroid eye disease, and sinus pressure. Burning may be caused by dry eye, eye drops, chemical injury, and blepharitis. Call your doctor is these problems persist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of iop (intraocular pressure) in the eye?

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 more

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How do eye doctors test the pressure in the eye?

How do eye doctors test the pressure in the eye?

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

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I have too much pressure in the eye and is it true glaucoma stems from pigment dispersion syndrome?

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

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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?

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 more

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