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Doctor insights on: Vision Glaucoma Recovered Homeopathy

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Can vision loss due to glaucoma be reversible through homeopathy?

Can vision loss due to glaucoma be reversible through homeopathy?

No: Damage to an optic nerve from glaucoma is irreversable. This is because it it part of the central nervous system and does not regenerate. This is why early diagnosis of glaucoma is essential to stop permanent nerve damage and vision loss. ...Read more

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Does double vision indicate glaucoma?

Does double vision indicate glaucoma?

Normally no: Rarely, you could have central loss, splitting your central vision, and patients have described a sort of a double vision from one eye. But 99.9% of the time, it indicates other problems like lazy eye, or cataracts, or rarely stroke and aneurysm. Best to get it checked out. ...Read more

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What types of glaucoma cause rapid vision loss?

What types of glaucoma cause rapid vision loss?

Any type can, but: Typically a narrow-angle/angle-closure types cause rapid visual loss. This type of glaucoma is symptomatic (eye pain, blurriness, nausea), although by the time the symptoms arise it's often too late. Patients with open-angle glaucoma and low/normal tension glaucoma often experience what *seems* like rapid visual loss, when in reality the 'blind spots' have slowly crept into the central vision. ...Read more

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How does one deal with glaucoma and vision loss?

How does one deal with glaucoma and vision loss?

Close follow up!: See your Ophthalmologist as scheduled and be compliant with your treatment. If you have significant vision loss there are many programs and organizations to help cope with poor vision. Ask your Ophthalmologist for a referral for a low-vision evaluation. ...Read more

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Is having poor night vision a symptom of glaucoma?

Is having poor night vision a symptom of glaucoma?

Possible: Not a typical presenting symptom but at more advanced stages, especially if both eyes affected, contrast sensitivity will be decreased. ...Read more

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What's the leading cause of vision loss in people over 60? Glaucoma?

Short or long term?: The leading cause of correctable vision loss is cataract. Glaucoma causes a slowly evolving loss if unresponsive to treatment and causes much vision loss especially in the third world. The two major causes of uncorrectable loss are diabetes and macular degenration. Diabetes loss is prevalent in the 60's (and younger) while mac degen affects a more elderly age group. ...Read more

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What could be the reasons for reduced peripheral vision besides glaucoma?

Many: Strokes, retinal detachments, retinitis pigmentosa, other optic neuropathies, etc. ...Read more

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How risky is surgery in a glaucoma patient and what is the success rate. That it will preserve vision?

How risky is surgery in a glaucoma patient and what is the success rate. That it will preserve vision?

Depends on the patie: How the patient heals, how many prior surgeries or difficult anatomy or co-existing issues, rate of scarring, compliance and persistence, disease response to therapy, etc. Goal is to preserve vision, can look at major trial success rates of lowering pressure. ...Read more

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I have thin rnfl (0.19).Am ia suspectof glaucoma?My iop 21 (cct:610). Disc area 2.11 cup area 0.5. Vision test is good. 26 years old and i'm scared.

I have thin rnfl (0.19).Am ia  suspectof glaucoma?My iop 21 (cct:610). Disc area 2.11 cup area 0.5. Vision test is good. 26 years old and i'm scared.

Probably fine: Your exam results sound ok. Are you nearsighted? The latter may make your rnf layer thinner. Your iop with your cct measurement is probably ok too. Cdr with large nerve head size seems appropriate too. I'd recommend being followed as you have just to reassure that your eyes remain healthy. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known ...Read more