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08/02/2012

What are the side effects of eye drops for glaucoma?

What are the side effects of eye drops for glaucoma?
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  • Katelyn smith

    08/02/2012

    Glaucoma is one type of eye diseases that causes damage to the optic nerve. This damage leads to vision loss and blindness. And eye drops is one the treatments for early stages of glaucoma. But there is also side effects of eye drops to eyes. Of you use eye drops that are classified as prostaglandin analogs, it will cause irritation or redness in the eye though they may help your glaucoma sometimes. Besides, If you use eye drops that classified as miotics, it also cause blur vision or headaches. So, you shall be careful to use eye drops to treat your glaucoma.
  • califractal

    08/02/2012

    There are several types of eye drops for glaucoma. If you use Beta-Blockers for glaucoma, it may cause slow or irregular heartbeat and problems with breathing for people who have asthma or emphysema. If you use Alpha Agonists, it may cause red eyes or make the skin around your eyes red. It can also your mouth dry and sometimes you feel tired after you use Alpha Agonists for glaucoma.
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