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I had a short course of Diamox (acetazolamide) for very high eye pressure post trabeculectomy and got such severe weakness and exhaustion that one week later im still housebound is this an allergic reaction ?

I had a short course of Diamox (acetazolamide) for very high eye pressure post trabeculectomy and got such severe weakness and exhaustion that one week later im still housebound is this an allergic reaction ?

Diamox (acetazolamide) side effect: Diamox (acetazolamide) can cause metabolic acidosis as well as hematologic complication affecting blood cells in your body. It can also induce immunolgic reaction causing rash and allergy reaction. You should consult your family doctor to discuss potential side effects from the medication. Your doctor may request further blood tests to confirm these adverse reactions. ...Read more

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What foods can cause high eye pressure?

What foods can cause high eye pressure?

Foods ; eye pressure: Plants with anticholinergic properties from the family solanaceae can cause narrow angle in some patients ; cause high eye pressure: atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), mandragora officinarum (mandrake), hyoscyamus niger (henbane), datura and brugmansia. ...Read more

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What commonly leads to high eye pressure?

What commonly leads to high eye pressure?

Imbalance: High eye pressure is due to an imbalance of inflow and outflow of fluid in the eye. More fluid is being produced than is exiting, and the pressure within the eye goes up. This is commonly seen in glaucoma and ocular hypertension. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does high eye pressure mean?

Please tell me what does high eye pressure mean?

Glaucoma: Intraocular pressure, iop. Normal is between 10-21. This is an indicator of the relative pressure in the eye. Fluid is formed behind the lens and flows into channels in the front of the eye. Elevated pressure can indicate glaucoma, that can cause vision loss by damage to the optic nerve. It is typically painless. Low pressure can indicate the eye is very sick, from inflammation or scarring. ...Read more

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Could you tell me all they know about high eye pressure?

Could you tell me all they know about high eye pressure?

High eye pressures: Can cause glaucoma. This is a condition which damages the optic nerves. Early on, this causes basically no symptoms. It initially affects small focal areas of the peripheral vision. If it gets worse, then it can start affecting the more central part of your vision. If your eye pressures are high, then you should be followed regularly by your ophthalmologist and use drops to lower it if needed. ...Read more

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I wore two pairs of goggles simultaneously and very tightly for several 4 hour sessions. Did this cause permanent damage to eyes due to high pressure?

I wore two pairs of goggles simultaneously and very tightly for several 4 hour sessions. Did this cause permanent damage to eyes due to high pressure?

Eye pressure: It is possible that wearing tight goggles could temporarily raise the pressure inside the eyes. It is also possible that the eye could be damaged by such elevated pressure. An eye exam with an ophthalmologist should be able to disclose any damage that might have occurred. Be sure to let the doctor know about your goggle habits. ...Read more

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Could you have lasik surgery if you have high eye pressures?

Could you have lasik surgery if you have high eye pressures?

LASIK ; eye pressure: Lasik is an option for patients with high eye pressure, assuming that their eye pressure is brought under control, and they have no significant damage to their optic nerves from their elevated eye pressure. A complete evaluation with an eye doctor is required to determine if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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What causes high pressure in the eyes?

What causes high pressure in the eyes?

In most cases: the cause is not known. There are many possible causes of high pressure in the eyes including the use of certain drugs such as corticosteroids, pathologic states such as narrow angles, pigment dispesrion and pseudoexfoliation. An exam by an ophthalmologist can help you determine the cause in your case. ...Read more

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How to lower high eye pressure for teens?

How to lower high eye pressure for teens?

Go see an : eye doctor as this is serious and could indicate brain tumor and its not clear why you are asking. I hope your eyes are ok and your family's too. Eye pressure should be normal for proper vision. ...Read more