MyEYES strives to continually keep our patients updated as to the latest information regarding Glaucoma. This article from Medscape.com highlights the association of Blood pressure, medications and Glaucoma. – C S Epperson, MyEYES.
Conclusion from the article:
“…An article that was published this year is the focus and springboard for our discussion today. It was published in Ophthalmology in March 2022 and is titled The Association Among Blood Pressure, Blood Pressure Medications, and Glaucoma in a Nationwide Electronic Health Records Database. The summary of the article was that there has been found to be an association with low blood pressure and an increased risk for open-angle glaucoma. This association was found whether a patient had intrinsically low blood pressure or whether it was medically induced owing to treatment for hypertension…”
This original article was available online at medscape.com July 18, 2022.
In addition, the key take away factor here is that the ONLY way that patients and doctors are able to determine if and how individuals IOP is being effected would be through the services of MyEYES and the iCare HOME2 tonometer. It is by using this service and device that dangerous IOP elevation and or spikes can be revealed. -CSE MyEYES.