Diagnosis and management of Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy

Eye Conditions

Birdshot retinochoroidopathy (BR) is a rare, inflammatory condition of the retina and choroid, the layer of blood vessels under the retina. BR is a chronic disease that flares up and then goes into remission. Although some people eventually lose vision, others maintain or recover good vision. The cause of BR is unknown. It usually occurs […]

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Issues regarding the dispensing of medical cannabis (marijuana) for eye health purposes.

Cataract, Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, Health, News

While our practice will not be prescribing or dispensing medical cannabis (marijuana) for the treatment of eye pressure (glaucoma) we feel our patients should be informed about certain issues regarding the dispensing of cannabis for eye health purposes. Pros Medical cannabis can effectively lower eye pressure in patients with glaucoma. Cons The eye pressure lowering effects […]

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