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Need Help!! (Please!)

My mother-in-law is a Type 2 Diabetic, and has Glaucoma.  She has been monitored for years, but recently a lot of problems have arised.  The pressure in her eye is through the roof, and her vision was beginning to suffer.  She was also told that there is a great possibility that she would lose her sight entirely.  Her eye Dr. prescribed her drops (still waiting on list from her), which she was using as directed.  Her vision improved slightly, however when she went for a check-up two days ago, she was told that the drops were eating away at her cornea, that she must stop them immediately.  Since stopping the drops, her vision has depleted almost entirely, she is extremely sensitive to light, and her eyes are watering and she is in very extreme pain.  She is going to see a surgeon for a consultation next week, but in the meantime I am trying to find out any information that may help her.  I would like to try to gather a list of Drs in the Georgia area that specialize in the treatment of this glaucoma, possibly with surgery.  Any information would be appreciated.
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233488 tn?1310696703
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I trained at Emory University Eye Center in Atlanta a part of Emory University Medical School and it is one of the best Eye Centers in the World with a strong glaucoma treatment center.  

Also Dr. John Reiser MD is a respected Glaucoma Specialist in Atlanta.

JCH III MD
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Thank you so very much!!  I appreciate the help more than I could ever express!! :)
233488 tn?1310696703
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Good luck and you are welcome
JCH III MD
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I 2 have diabetes for 30 year I am 55. I have lost center vision in left now have Glaucoma.
My first round of eye drops. I get laser surgry for my diabetic eyes I ahve aan emergency one tom. I also am on dialysis so the old adage of diabetes take care of your diabetes you will be better off.
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