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Newly diagnosed with Glaucoma, what are my treatment options?

dxglaucoma Newly Diagnosed with Glaucoma, what are my treatment options? There are several different variations of Glaucoma and what we will discuss mostly today is what we call Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.  This means that there is no specific underlying cause for the Glaucoma like inflammation, trauma or a severe cataract. ...
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What happened to reversal drops for dilation?

Dilated pupilsGetting your eyes dilated can be inconvenient for some people.  People may be light sensitive and have difficulty reading for a couple of hours.  Wouldn’t it be great to have another drop to reverse the effects of dilation? On December 31, 1990, Dapiprazole, under the trade name Rev-Eyes, was FDA approved...
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Is Marijuana Good for Glaucoma?

10 marijuana copy Is Marijuana Good for Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a common eye disease that affects the optic nerve and results in loss of peripheral vision or side vision.  The treatment for glaucoma is to lower the pressure inside the eye or intraocular pressure(IOP).  This can be accomplished by laser, eye drops, or...
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Is it safe to use "Redness Relief" drops regularly?

redeye Is it safe to use "Redness Relief" drops regularly? The short answer is NO. Here’s the slightly longer answer. There are several eye “Redness Relief” products on the OTC market (Visine, Clear Eyes, B&L advanced redness relief) including several generic versions sold by pharmacy chains. Most commonly the active ingredient...
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How should I instill my eye drops?


A very useful video on how to put your eye drops in
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