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Hi, the new eye drop for glaucoma, is it relesed in London

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Hi, the new eye drop for glaucoma, is it relesed in London if not how can i buy it please father suffers the following: right eye 1% blurry
tention for right eye 18
left eye 20
left eye
completely blind
left eye makes pain 1-2 year.
Thank you
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Chan replied 7 years ago.
<p>HelloCustomer</p><p> </p><p>I am sorry for your father's ailment. </p><p> </p><p>To what are you referring? Are you referring to the growth factor drop?</p>
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
the new eye drop that has just come out
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes i am refering to the grouth factor drop.. can i buy this drop from london, also does it cure the sight as wel, if not what can my father do to get his sight back
Expert:  Dr. Chan replied 7 years ago.

The nerve growth factor supposedly helps regenerate lost nerve cells (at least in animals). As far as I know, it is not available yet. I don't know how long it would take to develop it for human use in the UK. In the United States, it would still be a few years away due to the strict FDA guidelines.

Right now, there is nothing in the technology to reverse nerve damage. If his vision loss is from nerve damage of glaucoma, it cannot be reversed (only halted). If his vision loss if from another cause, it could be treated.

Hope this helps and thank you.
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