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... 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)
... 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)
... This is an ignorant question, but what would happen to the lupus if you took the drops you've excluded? In other words, which would be worse--a flare-up of the lupus, or a loss of eyesight? As I said, it's an ignorant question because I don't know anything about lupus. (6 replies)
... When I left she reassured me that there was nothing to worry about, and that IOP fluctuates. She also told me I definitely did not have glaucoma as my eyes are ridiculously healthy. ... (2 replies)
... Hello All, I am new to this forum. I would like to know if anyone else (and I know there are many) who have floaters that turned into PVD. Mine started on Oct.2011 with small black dots in left eye. From there it got worse and having to see a Opthalmologist for the first time and her sending me off to see a Glaucoma specialist with out giving me any information scared the... (1 replies)
... I've had glaucoma for probably 15 years or so, and I've been through most of the drops that you can take. ... (9 replies)
Sun damage to eye
Feb 22, 2006
... that I thought I was blind in the eye but that improved after about 3 months. So I am really scared of more surgery on that eye. ... (1 replies)
... especially since I am only a 35 yr old female. I am very scared of developing glaucoma. Is there anyone out there in a similar condition? ... (1 replies)
... Any pain or any thing like that. My eye doctor told me that because the way my optic nerve is tilted in one of my eyes that I might end up with glaucoma in that eye, in the furture. My problem is, I have histoplasmosis and cataracts in both my eyes and I'm already legelly blind with only low vision. ... (7 replies)
... you should feel scared about not knowing. What ever it is if it is found early enough it can be treated. ... (5 replies)
Something is wrong
Aug 24, 2010
... Hi This is a long story but the short bits are this please help me... I am 35 year old female who is scared stiff.. ... (0 replies)
... I am scared partly because I used to be able to see, really, really well, and then poof! all of a sudden, I woke up, and I see blurry people, things, grass, etc... ... (12 replies)
... y are shocked at the decline in my right eye so fast. I am diabetic yet the spec. said they dont see any diabetic damage as of now. I do have the early stages of glaucoma starting. My aunt has very poor vision and started out like mine. She now walks with a blind stick. ... (1 replies)
Double vision
Sep 6, 2004
... I cannot park well at all so I park way out away from others. It takes up a good part of my time trying to plan my driving routes and where to park. I am so scared to drive that I have panic attacks. I have fallen off ladders, down steps, off curbs, and tripped over toys, cracks in the sidewalk, etc... ... (0 replies)
... Just wondering what are the chances of not being able to see with glaucoma? I'm 32 and was diagnosed with high eye pressure last year. I've been using drops treating it and that, but every time I go to the eye doctor I'm scared. I just haven't been feeling my whole self ever since. Been thinking about the futcher and ya. I feel like why this??. I told a coworker and she said... (0 replies)
... Now I am scared the dry eyes caused the pressure to go up and hopefully if I can cure the dry eyes, the pressure will go back down. Thank you everyone. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Scared, Let's see if I can reassure you. Eye pressure varies usually by the time of day. It can vary by 4 or 5 points within 24 hours. So the 20 measurement might've been significantly lower if taken at a different time. One reading doesn't say anything much. If your optic nerve is healthy that's more important than eye pressure. Many people go their whole lives with... (2 replies)
Very welcome
Aug 4, 2011
... this morning before I picked up the prescription. I am just floored I have this heath issue and am so scared to start the drops. I will start them on Monday night as thats a doctors work week and the day after my birthday! ... (1 replies)

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