Adult Glaucoma Suspect (cont.)
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Self-Care at Home
If your ophthalmologist prescribes a medicine to help in lowering the pressure inside your eye, complying with your eye doctor’s instructions and properly applying the medication are very important (see How to Instill Your Eyedrops). Not doing so could result in an additional increase in IOP that can further affect the optic nerve and cause permanent vision loss.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/23/2014
U Fusun Cardakli, MD
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Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Robert H Graham, MD
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