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... I have recently been diagonosed with glaucoma and have been using Xalaton for the pressure which seems to be working fine. My question to you is... ... (6 replies)
... I have had glaucoma all my life and I'm 46 years old. My opthamologist started me on eye drops about 6 years ago. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, Over the past 10-12 years I've been treated with various eye drops for my eye pressure--work for a while the quit working. Have had laser surgery twice, the last one just a year ago. My pressure was 18 in both eyes in January & is now 26 in both eyes. Will be seeing my opthamologsit Friday morning & I'm very scared. I'm only 55 ( only?) & am so worried about going... (6 replies)

... My requested copies of my last two visits. My glaucoma specialist probably wouldn't have put me on these steroids because he knew I was a suspect. ... (8 replies)
... I went back for my 6 week check up with my glaucoma doctor and my pressure was 25. Oh he says you were on the steroid and you had a history of glaucoma in your family. We will do a field test and re check in 6 months .......I jumped on the internet and got scared drug induced glaucoma oh boy. ... (8 replies)
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Jun 18, 2013
... Feeling scared, diagnosed with Glaucoma several years ago. Left eye was worse, had some hemorrhaging and optic nerve atrophy. Last year had the SLT procedure. ... (6 replies)
... I saw the optician about a week ago and my pressures were 26 and 22. He did a "mapping" test which strongly indicated glaucoma and urged me to see the Ophthalmologist asap. Wednesday I was diagnosed with "moderate" Glaucoma in one eye... ... (9 replies)
Aug 1, 2011
... Just scared I don't want to go blind. ... (8 replies)
... he internet and she had other patients to see as she had squeezed me in. So I went home looked it up, didn't like what I read and wanted a second opinion with a glaucoma specialist. I first called my regular eye dr and asked him about it. ... (28 replies)
... Hi I don't have glaucoma yet.... ... (28 replies)
... Hi I was diagnoses 3 months ago with glaucoma in both eyes with cataracts also. Needless to say I'm scared to death! Am I just going to wake up blind or is it gradual? ... (0 replies)
... I agree with the other posters. Several years ago I went for an eye exam with an optometrist and was told I was in danger of getting glaucoma and maybe even cataracts and I needed to come for a check up every 3 months. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with the above post. Intheforest, you didn't say whether you saw an optometrist or an ophthalmologist. In your place, I'd want to be followed by an ophthalmologist who specialized in glaucoma. (But it's not an emergency!) (5 replies)
... t my symptoms are possibly caused by...I've reach that abnormal optic nerves can be symptomatic of other disorders. Anyway, does it sound like I'm at a risk for glaucoma right now, or should I calm down? ... (5 replies)
... oma. My eye pressure is down in the 30's since the one dose of Xalatan except Xalatan gives me terrible chest pressure so I can't use it. I am suppose to see a glaucoma specialist after they check the pressure again on Wednesday. ... (7 replies)
... Hi. After months of complaints about my eyes I was finally diagnosed with iritis and have been treated with steriod injections which helped tremendously. Then, two days ago it was like a veil was dropped over my eyes and my vision dimmed. It went away after an hour but happened yesterday and then today again. I immediately went to the only optomologist we have here in this... (7 replies)
... I'm 36 and may possibly have glaucoma in both of my eyes. ... (1 replies)
... Hello, I am so very sorry to hear about your eye problems. I know what it is like to be so frightened and anxious over the thought of losing one's sight. I have no advice for you problem, but I will certainly pray for you each day. I am 55 also, and have just been diagnosed with cataracts in both eyes. Because of the previous eye surgeries I have had on my eyes, the... (6 replies)
... I realize this post was done last month. And I hope you've gotten some answers by now. That being said my doctor always told me surgery was the last last option...I've had to switch my drops a few times. Once cause they weren't working, again because I started developing a bad reaction. I felt like I was putting acid on my eyes. So I took myself OFF of those and refused... (6 replies)
... KeelaC, We are told to avoid sulfa drugs as they can flare lupus--one never knows exactly what a flare will be.....Lupus can effect any system in your body. My Lupus has been stable, thank goodness, & guess I'm just afraid. Ditto with the beta blockers. I was on a beta blocker eye drop years ago & it made me feel terrible. That was before I knew I had Lupus, so maybe it was... (6 replies)

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