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Glaucoma Vision Impairment & Medical Marijuana

Alternative Glaucoma Treatment in New Jersey

As the population of the Garden State continues to rise every year, so do diagnoses for glaucoma, a vision-impairing disease. Affecting the population between 18-65 and especially those above 65, this eye disease can hinder quality of life and cause serious pain and suffering. While there are various treatment options available, alternative medicine has been regularly proven safe and effective for many glaucoma patients. New Jersey Alternative medicine is your resource to begin medical marijuana or other alternative treatment in New Jersey.

What Are the Symptoms Caused by Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve is damaged, which affects the images sent to your brain. The main cause of glaucoma is intense eye pressure, usually indicative of a faulty drainage system. As fluid builds in your eye, increasing pressure is applied to the optic nerve, and gradually your vision is impaired, or worse, lost. Once lost, the blindness is permanent

Symptoms caused by glaucoma include:

  • Severe pain in the eye or forehead
  • Redness of eye
  • Blurred or impaired vision
  • Headache
  • Nausea

If you are suffering these symptoms, do not hesitate to contact the medical professionals at New Jersey Alternative Medicine. We are proud to offer alternative medicine in New Jersey.

How Does Marijuana Help My Eyes?

Marijuana has been demonstrated to be a safe, effective means of combating the symptoms of glaucoma. Properties within cannabis target the pressure in the eye, and decrease it at a noticeable rate. With eye pressure decreased, glaucoma is reduced, preserving one's vision. In addition to combating pressure, marijuana also alleviates pain from headaches and nausea, which could lead to vomiting.

With years of experience and board certification, the NJ medical marijuana doctor at New Jersey Alternative Medicine offers the finest alternative medical treatment available for glaucoma patients. Our mission is to provide specialized and compassionate care for those suffering from various diseases, including glaucoma. With over 29 procedures offered, we can match you with the right treatment to begin the process of healing your vision.

If you are suffering from glaucoma, call New Jersey Alternative Medicine at (856) 351-5277.