I had my narrow angles lasered in 2009. Shortly after that I started having blurring vision, etc. (my older sister was diagnosed with Fuchs in her early 50s....didn't bother to tell anyone that its hereditary.) Even with my glasses on and so went to a new eyedoctor who told me I have Fuchs and the beginnings of cateracts. No glacoma and that at the time of the first visit to this doctor he said he was surprised how good the measurements (my corneas I guess) were and to not worry about it and that I was not a candidate for surgery anyway. He did not explain that. Since then I have joined a groupl called Fuchs Friends. Very informative. I'm just wondering if the lasering for the angles caused the Fuchs to activate (if thats the right word, till then I'd had no symptoms and had never been told by anyone else I had Fuchs)and I've also read that the lasering may not keep me safe from pressure build up so I should have surgery. Is this true?
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.