Originally Posted by MichaelB
My mother has glaucoma which of late has become difficult to control. She lives in Chicago, which is now allowing some medicinal MJ use. During her most recent checkup I mentioned to her ophthalmologist that we might try that if his treatments did not improve her condition. I was joking, but his response was not, and he gave me the death stare I usually only get at home. He was seriously offended, told her that might have serious side effects or other consequences. Made me smile.
I work for a glaucoma specialist and he feels the same way as your mother's doctor. I am sure that you know that there is a family history with glaucoma and that you should be tested. Hope all goes well with your mom's glaucoma.