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I had cateract surgery in both eyes in jan. since then my

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i had cateract surgery in both eyes in jan. since then my eye pressure was raised. i was putting drops called zioptan. after a month the pressure stayed the same. now i am taking new type of drops. pls adv
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This is common after cataract surgery
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

why would not the zioptan drops bring dow the pressure. my doctor said that between 5 and 8 points he was looking for. now i just started taking these new drops.

Thanks Stanley
What is the new drop?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

timolol acelelate?orthaminic? hard to read (so small)

Thanks Stanley
These two drops work in different ways to lower eye pressure
So they both lower pressure but they affect different molecules in the body
If one doesn't work it is reasonable to try the other.
Some folks respond to one and not the other.
I agree with this plan
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

my final question. i was supposed to be fit with reading low prescription glasses. I cannot read very fin print. would i not be fitted with glasses until the pressure comes down?

I would wait until the eyes are stabilized before buying glasses
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