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oral medication for kid?

Submitted by surman77 on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:22pm

Dear all,

I want to know is there any oral medication available for a child which can be well tolerated by kid of age 8 yrs with secondry glaucoma in right eye to bring down the pressure?combination drops seems to be exhausted and pressures are ranging 22-23.Surgery is advised but i do'nt find it fine to operate a child with pressures of this range.Does anybody feels the same too?Also more because child has anxiety disorder(medical anxiety as its root)  and surgery will only worsen that .Dortas 3 times and xalacom once in night are used currently.Please help.


Submitted by surman77 on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 12:46am

Our daughter had been operated for congenital cataract in her right eyes when she was less than 2 months of age in Feb 2006.She had been wearing contact lens since then and very recently in May 2011 (at 5 1/2 yrs of age) has undergone IOL implant surgery.Her intraocular eye pressue has been checked 2-3 times in between 2yrs-5yrs of age and was found to be normal  around 18mm Hg.Last IOP was calculated in May 2009.After surgery during routine followups her IOP was found to be 32 mm Hg.She is now adminstrered the eyedrops for 3 weeks for controlling her eye pressure .There was no change in th

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