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Anti Glaucoma Medicines

Anti-glaucoma medicines are the drugs that are used to prevent or treat glaucoma, where the optic nerve is affected, resulting in vision loss. Prostaglandin analogs, beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, and cholinergic agents are used to treat glaucoma. Acetazolamide, Methazolamide, Timolol, Brimonidine, Brinzolamide, and Pilocarpine are the medications that are effectively used in treating this condition.

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My father has had glaucoma since last year. Please suggest measures to stop it from spreading.

Query: Hi doctor, My father has glaucoma, and I have his reports from last year. Please refer to his reports and tell me what stage he is in and how to stop further spread.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In the right eye, it is in a very early stage. The left eye is more affected than the right eye, but still, there is mild to moderate damage in the left eye. Eye pressure is in the normal range. As the reports you shared are old, you need to share recent reports so t...  Read Full »

Does increased intraocular pressure in eyes indicate glaucoma?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 31-year-old male. I was referred to an optometrist when my eye pressure was high during the eye examination. The optometrist conducted a variety of tests such as visual field test, dilated eye exam, and took photographs of the back of my eye. In the end, she concluded that everythin...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please mention your intraocular pressure. The reports suggest that you have a large cup to disc ratio in both the eyes and it indicates glaucoma. It is also seen in normal circumstances ca...  Read Full »

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