Eye Care Community
Can Coumadin cause wet macular degeneration?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye infections, misaligned eyes, intra-ocular implants, refractive surgery (LASIK and CK), glasses, contact lenses, amblyopia, eye injuries, dry eyes, ocular allergy, eye pain and discomfort, pediatric eye disorders, eyelid and tearduct surgery, poor eyesight, and eye surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Can Coumadin cause wet macular degeneration?

My 84 year old mother has never had problems with her eyesight until she started taking coumiden for her heart.  She has almost totally lost sight in one eye and I am afraid it could happen to her perfect eye.  This has occured in about a 10 month period.  Can you help me???  I questioned the doc (retinoligist ) and he said she needs the coumadin, but is there another choice for blood thinning???   No one seems to be very concerned, but it really looks suspicious to me.   Thank you so much


This discussion is related to Can Coumadin cause or worsen Macular Degeneration?.
Related Discussions
233488_tn?1310696703
Coumadin does not cause wet ARMD.

JCH MD
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Eye Care Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
flossy93
CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
344352_tn?1404490466
Blank
cristina1676
Lyndhurst, NJ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
etrader
United Kingdom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Craig10x
New York, NY
964075_tn?1390451878
Blank
davtpt
Waterbury, CT