You take the time to worry about your heart and your lungs, so why wouldn't you think about your eye health? If you are like most people, it might be because you don't know that much about how to take care of your eyes. Fortunately, I have been working with other people to teach them about eye health for the past twenty years. My father lost his eyesight because of a few bad decisions, and I don't want to see other people go down that path. Read here to learn why you should exercise, eat right, and see your eye doctor regularly.
27 January 2021
When you are diagnosed with glaucoma, your doctor will usually start by prescribing one or more medications to hopefully bring the condition under closer control. These medications may include prostaglandin eye drops, beta blockers, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Some patients respond well to these medications, and others continue to experience increasing intraocular eye pressure in spite of taking their meds. If meds have not controlled your glaucoma sufficiently, then here are a few treatments your eye doctor may recommend as next steps.