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lighting and glaucoma

lighting for the elderly
no brights light-- right
no dim lights right- safety- fall hazard- and acute glaucoma trigger
no bright natural light from opening up blinds--right --the glare and bright sun light
ceiling lights----dim ---- normal--- bright
what kind of lighting is best for an elderly person with a diagnosis of glaucoma in a rest home
no bright, dim, ceiling or natural light right?

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Most of this is wrong.  If the patient has glare from cataracts bright lights should be avoided.  However, this is usually not a problem unless they are driving toward the sun or driving at night.

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Dear capese,

It is difficult to fully answer your question without knowing more information.  I would recommend using lights that help you see the best.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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