Nasal Spray and Glaucoma

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:49
Country
Bulgaria
Age
25
Gender
Male
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
No
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No
Do you wear Contact lenses or Eyeglasses?

Myopia

Question

 

 

Hi,

Can nasal sprays cause permanent glaucoma?

Thanks

 

Answer

Thanks for your Question

Nasal spray that contains steroid can increase the risk of glaucoma especially if you use it for a long time or you have other risk factors to develop glaucoma such as family history, high myopia, steroid responders and so on.

 

 

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