I regularly have eye pressures of 26 in both eye and take a mulibitamin Visionace and a capsule of Flaxseed oil each day - could any of these supplements be causing me to have the high eye pressures or is there anything to take to reduce eye pressures?
I have been told I have high blood pressure too - if I reduce my blood pressure would my eye pressure reduce?
Thanks for your advice however I was refused treatment to lower my IOP as was told 26 is not that high by my Opthamologist at the hospital - I dont know what else I can do but sit and wait to develop Glaucoma which is awful really!
Anymore advice would be appreciated - I live in the UK
The important thing is 26 high enough to damage your eyes. You need visual field, corneal thckness measurement, stereo disk photos and gonioscopy. THen you need followed twice/year to look for damage. If any of these tests "go bad" then you need treatment.
If all the tests ae highly suspicious and you have a family hx of glaucoma most eye MDs would treat you.
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