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Hi -- have you ever used Rescula? Does it change iris color less frequently? The pharmaceutical documentation said 1%
yes, it is used and works well to bring down the pressure.
does it change iris color less frequently than the other prostaglandins?
It happens, but not frequently at all. To tell you the truth, I think more of an issue is made of this color change thing due to all the lawyers swimming around.
does it happen less with Rescula than the other prostaglandins?
That is what they say, the the frequency of color change is small with the other agents, so it is hard to tell what is less then a small amount.
Are you going to be using it in both eyes?
only need it in one, but would treat both because of the possibility of color change. dr. is in agreement with this.
they do say the frequency of color change is less?
In almost two decades of practicing ophthalmology I've never met a patient who had iris color change from this class of drugs, but I know it does happen.
my dr. told me I had 50% odds
Yes, they do say it is less.....I think you will be safe to use this drop.
how come my Walgreens doesn't carry it and has to order it?
50% odds of a color change?!? That seems way high to me.
is it not used very often?
I don't know, walgreens doesn't let me in on the meetings where they set their drug ordering policy :)
It is fairly new.
ok, but it is a regularly used drug? just a little newer?
I don't care how much it costs.
yes. It is used regularly. You would not be a guinea pig......
ok, then that is what I'm asking for. I'm seeing my dr. Wed.
Glad to be of helpl.
I apparently have the exact kind of eyes that change color easily -- blue/green with a brown ring around the pupil
Is your doctor a glaucoma specialist?
yes, he is a neuro-ophthalmologist with a secondary specialty in glaucoma
but remember...this color change is very, very rare. Just because you have those color eyes doesn't mean you are going have them change on you.
ok, thank you!
sound like a well educated doc.
yes, he's good. thanks again
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