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Dr. Dan B.
Dr. Dan B., Board Certified Ophthalmologist
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Experience:  Eye surgeon experienced in cataracts, glaucoma, retina & neuro-ophthalmology
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I have a problem with my eyes and I was told that I have

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Hello , I have a problem with my eyes and I was told that I have retina degeneration. A few years ago I was taking a drug called Flowmax. and when my eye Dr. heard of this he said to stop this drug. Could this Flowmax have my eyes? ***** ***** at ***@******.***
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 11 months ago.

No, Flomax does not cause retinal (macular) degeneration. Flomax use can cause complications during cataract surgery and that might be why you were told to stop it. Does this make sense?

Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 10 months ago.

Does this information help address your concerns? Do you have any other questions about this?

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My opinion is solely informative and does not constitute a formal medical opinion or recommendation. For a formal medical opinion and/or recommendation you must see an eye doctor. Thanks for your inquiry!