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Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
4/25/2015 9:27:48 AM

Reviewer: Sandy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I can live with the redness and irritation, but my main concern is the burning sensation in my upper chest. It does get better by the end of the day, but starts back up after application. I do hold the corner of my eyes when applying the Lumigan. I also woke up during the night with severe pain in my chest. I have had my heart checked with an EKG and treadmill stress test and all is well. I r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
9/11/2014 2:53:59 PM

Reviewer: Kat, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have seconday glaucoma induced by steroid use in the eyes (I have systemic atopic disease and recently my eyes have been severly affected, so have to use steroid drops in them twice daily, which has spiked the pressure badly - a response that means it's likely that I will eventually develop "real" glaucoma as I age). My pressure had soared into the forties in one eye, and a beta bl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
9/10/2014 1:07:53 PM

Reviewer: needhelp, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Took medication for 6 months never missing a day. Skin under the eye darkened Eye lids darkened and pupils of eyes do not even look like my eyes,they look sick. Most important one morning I woke us with severe vertigo. Went to Urgent care was not vertigo from ear problems no stroke and heart problems. Went to Eye Dr the next day. I told him is was the lumigan (he still does not believe me) I told ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
8/18/2014 2:06:10 PM

Reviewer: anonymous, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After 7 weeks of using Lumigan my eyelashes are very long, very dark, and a lot thicker. I've also experienced puffiness below my eyebrows, and some irritation and redness in my eyes. I also had a very sore throat, but I'm not positive it's from the Lumigan, although it happened within a couple days of starting and I don't remember the last time I had a sore throat. So far the side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Increased Pressure in the Eye
8/17/2014 12:15:46 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Dizzy, shortness of Breath, Migraines, Nightmares, Blurred Vision, Itchy eyes,runny nose, sensitive to light, unusual tiredness, nasal congestion ,redness of the white of eyes,

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