Newly Diagnosed: Question to Ask Your Doctor About Glaucoma

If you have been newly diagnosed with glaucoma or you are a glaucoma suspect, you may want to have a list of questions to ask your doctor.

Be prepared to write down the answers you receive. In addition to taking your own notes at the doctor's office, keep a journal of anything you experience such as drug side effects (what and when) so you won't have to rely on memory at your next appointment.

A newly diagnosed person with glaucoma may benefit from frequent eye pressure monitoring. Having your eye pressure checked

Cataract as related to glaucoma? Recommendation for surgery? Alternatives?

Submitted by BobDobbs on Fri, 02/11/2011 - 2:01pm

Hi.  Seemingly as soon as I started using glaucoma eyedrops, I started getting cataract in my right eye.  Then the left eye, and both are very bad now.  I am about to break down and get lens-replacement surgery I guess, as I know if no alternative at this point.

Possibly NAC eyedrops (Can-C) would have worked if I started them early enough, but I didn't. 

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