Narrow angle glaucoma

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  1. Caffeinated

    Caffeinated Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have experience with this? The treatment is to have microscopic holes drilled into your eyeballs with laser.

    I'm having this done in a few minutes. The nurse looked at me and gave me a Valium.

    Please make a mockery of this. I'm uptight. More than usual.

    Stern related because his cunt wife has wonky eyes as well.
     
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    Pig The original Dorb Gold

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    Marijuana! Can you get medical marijuana in your state for glaucoma?
    The laser treatment is only temporary and will heal after a few months and you are back where you started.
     
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    AcquiringSignal Girthy VIP Gold

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    I saw something similar on Game of Thrones.
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    you'll be sorry

    was it the sope???

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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    is that true, just temp?
     
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    Caffeinated Well-Known Member

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    Having read up on this, medical marijuana only reduces ocular pressure every three hours or so...which could be a tremendous amount of fun, but I have to function as well.

    Still, sounds like a good adjunct treatment to me. :c
     
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    Pig The original Dorb Gold

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    Yep, Had some experience with this. It is a big money maker for the eye doc so they continue to do it.
     
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    hope everything goes well.
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

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    Narrow angle glaucoma. Good name for a band.

    Anyhow - I learned something today:
    • Acute narrow-angle glaucoma occurs suddenly, when the colored portion of your eye (iris) is pushed or pulled forward. This causes blockage of the drainage angle of the eye, where the trabecular meshwork allows outflow of fluids.
    Gross. :confused:

    Err... Sorry! We are with you in spirit, Dee! :)

    How long does it take to recover from this? Will your family be waiting on your hand and foot all weekend?

    Best wishes - it'll be over in no time. Thinking of you!!
     
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    I know plenty of people who are high 24-7 on the smokey smoke and tend to function just fine
     
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    Pig The original Dorb Gold

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    Cannabis oil, not smoke an actual joint. Not fun but its worth trying.
     
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    when I retire I'm gonna get a happy smoke card.
     
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    I can't, though :(.

    Healthy eyes on the weekends, then!
     
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    Pig The original Dorb Gold

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    Sorry bud. They dont give those to retired cops.
     
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    Aww thanks.

    I haven't had the crisis you describe, but the drainage system in my eyes is so narrowed I need to have this done immediately. I'll be fine, but this waiting sucks balls. and not the good kind ;)
     
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    babybear r.i.p 8/3/15, Wherewolf of AZ Gold

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    former state correction officer and Federal Reserve officer.
    don't tell me I'm out !
     
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    Ahhhh. How much discomfort post procedure?
     
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    Pig The original Dorb Gold

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    None.
     
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