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Marijuana for glaucoma treatment

Legislation for medical marijuana is being explored in more and more states. What’s your stance on its use in the treatment of various eye conditions?

13%

I think it’s a fantastic option for reducing eye pressure in glaucoma and would prescribe if able.  


14%

I need to do more research but the studies into its use to treat eye diseases sound compelling. 


32%

I’m open to it. 


39%

Medical marijuana has its uses, but there are better treatments for eye diseases than pot. 

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2%

Absolutely not.

 

Total: 94

Our survey shows many of you would consider using medical marijuana to treat ocular disease. Look for our coverage of medical marijuana in the optical industry in next month’s issue of INVISION.


This article originally appeared in the March 2017 edition of INVISION.

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