Living With Glaucoma

Keeping Track Of Medications

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Medication is one of the primary ways individuals manage life with glaucoma, particularly after surgery. There are multiple medications out there to help treat glaucoma and make symptoms more manageable. Sometimes patients will just be on one medication, though they may also have a few to juggle at the same time or find they need to switch medications for effectiveness.

Due to this, it is crucial for patients to be well-organized when it comes to their glaucoma medication. This often means writing information down about each medication, such as side effects, when to take them, and if food is required. Many patients find creating a schedule for their medication and including them alongside other staples in their routines is highly beneficial. Popular times include just after waking up, alongside a meal, or even just before turning in for the night.

Continue reading for more information on managing glaucoma medications, including dealing with side effects.

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