Medical Marijuana For Glaucoma
What Is Glaucoma?
According to the AAO, glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye's optic nerve when fluid builds up around the front part of the eye creating high pressure. There are two main types of glaucoma with the first being open-angle, which is the most common form and accounts for at least 90% of all glaucoma cases. The second type is angle-closure which is a less common form. Some of the most common symptoms associated with this condition is:
Halos around lights
Redness of the eyes
Get Approved in Three Easy Steps!
Schedule an appointment online or by calling us at (833) 253-2943.
Meet with one of our doctors through telemedicine using your phone or computer.
With the doctor's approval, you'll receive your medical marijuana card.
How Medical Marijuana Can Help Glaucoma
Medical marijuana has been demonstrated to effectively reduce intraocular pressure and is deemed an effective treatment to alleviate the symptoms associated with glaucoma. Medical marijuana can also improve the quality of life for glaucoma patients as it can relieve symptoms of nausea, pain and headaches.
Get Approved For Medical Marijuana Treatment
If you or someone you know is a Louisiana resident living with a qualifying condition and are interested in medical marijuana treatment, we are here to help! Schedule an appointment today by calling us at 833-253-2943 or schedule online.