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Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
9/17/2014 8:56:44 AM

Reviewer: greatestmem, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After using Travatan for three months, my pressures did drop from 16 to 14; but after cataract surgery, still on the Travatan, I suddenly developed a blind spot on one eye which the ophthalmologist said is macular edema - a severe side effect resulting from the use of Travatan. So now I am slowing going blind...will NEVER touch Travatan again!

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
6/5/2014 2:53:25 PM

Reviewer: lancia41, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I recently had newly discovered eye pressure readings of 24 and 40. After two weeks on Travatan Z, my pressures dropped to 14 and 18, which are 42% and 45% reductions. Any side effects I'm feeling are insignificant compared to the high probability of blindness from not taking medication.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
12/16/2013 12:15:24 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Travatan Z almost 2 years. Yes, it brings the pressure down. Yes, it is easy to use. However, it has always stung when used and I have been more light sensitive. Worse, beginning about a month ago, the sting, the burn, the watering, the redness has become intolerable. At first I thought I had an infection but an appointment last week showed I did not. The doc said the eyes were very ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
10/23/2013 7:31:47 PM

Reviewer: joan, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 2 consecutive night treatments ,12 hours later I experienced terrible weakness, chills, some blood pressure increase and heart slowness. symptoms lasted 4 to 5 hours;unable to function the rest of the day. 3 days later, tried the drops again and again suffered weakness, some dizziness and total lethargy. I'll never touch the drops again.

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
9/12/2013 4:51:05 PM

Reviewer: Peechus, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 5 days of use, I experienced horrendous chest pain that radiated entirely around my torso. The longer I used the drug the worse the pain became.

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