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Careprost Vs Lumigan
Common drop: Xalatan (latanoprost) is a very good and commonly used topical medication for glaucoma. It was the first medication and its class and now comes in generic form. It is used once daily typically at night and can be effective in lowering eye pressure. If being used one will need to continue follow-up care with an eye provider to make sure adequately lowering the eye pressure to the desired target. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the differences between brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?
Read the side effect: Profile of each before deciding whether you want to use an anti glaucoma drops to have longer lashes that could possibly change the color of your irises darker permanently. I would say neither! When you stop using it, it no longer works. Why put yourself at risk? There may be some more natural, organic alternative solution that is less medical a problem, and more plant based, and safer. ...Read more
Correction : Bimatoprost, a prostaglandin analogue, is very effective for treating glaucoma. It's trade name is Lumigan™ (0.01%) and is prescribed by doctors managing glaucoma. Latisse™ is also Bimatoprost (0.03%) that is prescribed to people desiring longer lashes. It's applied to the upper lash line by applicator sponge & not directly to the eyeball. The products are the same and differ on % & indication ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: As much as $10-$100 per 30day supply. ...Read more
Treated w/laser glaucoma open angle, unsuccessful. Now on Xalatan generic and timoptic (timolol). Is there any new treatment? 83 y.O. Male w/ open angle glaucoma; 40 years chronicity. Reccomendation?
Yes: This is a very good but complicated question.You have not given me nearly enough information to render an opinion.If you are hoping to discontinue your eye drops there are several newer surgical procedures which might work. Talk to your eye doctor about these options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer