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September 2021

My story began when I was in my 40s, after an annual visit to the optometrist. He referred me to an eye doctor who prescribed me eye drops, which reduced the pressure significantly. 

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I am now 73 and have continued to use glaucoma eye drops at night since this initial diagnosis.  

During 2017, my eye pressure rose significantly so my current specialist changed the eye drops, which then reduced my IOP to normal or better. 

I continue to have 6 monthly checks, and so far am not too impacted with vision problems. My family are aware of the hereditary “trait”. 

During 2017, my eye pressure rose significantly so my current specialist changed the eye drops, which then reduced my IOP to normal or better...
Faye