Glaucoma Educational Art Project

Submitted by wesleyray on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 7:31pm

At 57, 7 years after discovering I have Glaucoma I am considering Glaucoma filtration surgery as I'm concerned with the effects the Azopt and Lumigan drops have on my system. I have always maintained a healthy diet (no red meat in 35 years). For the past 7 years I have had acupuncture treatments weekly ( my acupuncturist has successfully treated her father, who has Glaucoma,  keeping his pressure down without drops or surgery). My pressures have been around 13-15 (tested by my Ophthalmologist only).

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Top 10 Reasons For Not Taking Your Glaucoma Eye Drops

Submitted by JohnJohn on Fri, 07/30/2010 - 3:32pm


Dr. Amy Hennessy of The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore stated "Getting eyedrops into the eye is not the same as asking a patient to swallow a pill, or use a skin cream. It's easier said than done."


Consider 64% of glaucoma patients state they follow physcian's instructions "Extremely closely". Yet :

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