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I went to the doctor three years ago cause I was

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I went to the doctor three years ago cause I was experiencing really bad headaches behind my eyes and it always felt like I
My eyes were straining. When I went somewhere weather it be in a store or outside I always had to wear sunglasses. The doctor told me that I was border line glaucoma and far sighted well I haven't had a problem since this year it seems like I've been getting these headaches behind my eyes everyday and I can't stand the sunlight I haven't been wearing my glasses as often as I should do you think its the glaucoma getting worse
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 6 years ago.
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It is hard to tell if this is from glaucoma as many conditions can cause symptoms such as yours.

Dr. Rick :

I would suggest you have a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist (MD) to be on the safe side.

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Does this make sense to you?

Dr. Rick :

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Customer: Yes it does. Could these headaches behind my eyes be caused from something else
Dr. Rick :

Yes. Lot's of things can cause pain behind the eyes and the best way to sort things out is with a good exam.

Customer: Ok I will do that is it possible that they might have to change my prescription
Dr. Rick :

That is a possibility. Best of luck to you.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 6 years ago.
Let me know if there are there any other concerns or issues you would like to discuss on this topic.