Allergy to Glaucoma eye drops
My father age about 62 years is undergoing Glaucoma treatment in SS Nethralaya Guwahati since 2 years. On 31st May 2017 , doctor changed his eye drops from (Glucomol +Lumigan) to (Ganfort+ Alphagan Z). Since then he experienced red eyes with severe allergy in both eyes. His allergy to Eye drops are -Lumigan, Travatan, Timolol Plus.
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Anti-glaucoma medications do have some side effects. Most common and the seeming to cause problem to your dad is dryness. You should start lubricanting eye drops (Ontears gel drops) (CMC 1%) two to three times a day along with other medication.
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Do get the intra ocular pressure checked once again as raised pressure can also cause redness.
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If problem still persists one can use higher lubricants like Hyla eye drops (hyluronate) or Lacryl Ultra eye drops (PEG and PPG)
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