Glaucoma is a buildup of fluid in the front part of your eye. This increases pressure on the nerve needed for sight. Damage to the nerve can cause loss of eyesight or blindness.
Medicines and surgery can help lower eye pressure. Some seek natural therapies to gain more control. They should not be used in place of standard treatment.
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Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.
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Last reviewed February 2020 by EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC Last Updated: 11/16/2020