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I was told today that I have CENTRAL SEROUS RETINOPATHY-I am

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I was told today that I have CENTRAL SEROUS RETINOPATHY-I am a heavy smoker, I smoke marijuana as well and I am curious if that will worsen the situation?i know there is little known about this condition but I want to make sure I eliminate things hat may make it worse.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.
mysticdoc :

Hello,

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

So far studies have found beneficial effect of marijuana in eye disorders.

mysticdoc :

Although studies are lacking regarding the effect of marijuana on the central serous retinopathy, marijuana has been shown to reduce the intra ocular pressure helping patients with glaucoma.

mysticdoc :

So far no deleterious effects have been observed from marijuana smoking in the eye conditions.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.
Hello,
mysticdoc : Thanks for your question.
mysticdoc : So far studies have found beneficial effect of marijuana in eye disorders.
mysticdoc : Although studies are lacking regarding the effect of marijuana on the central serous retinopathy, marijuana has been shown to reduce the intra ocular pressure helping patients with glaucoma.
mysticdoc : So far no deleterious effects have been observed from marijuana smoking in the eye conditions.
mysticdoc : Best wishes,
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