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
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Schedule an appointment online or by calling us at (888) 633-5808.
Meet with one of our doctors through telemedicine using your phone or computer.
With the doctor's approval, you'll receive your card from the Virginia Department of Health.
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 are a Virginia resident living with chronic pain and are interested in medical marijuana treatment, we are here to help! To learn more about the process, give us a call today at 888-633-5808 or schedule online.