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Question:
Is acupuncture a good treatment for glaucoma?

Answer:
There is very little data in the Western literature to suggest acupuncture is an effective treatment for glaucoma. Based upon what I’ve have read, I am not comfortable recommending acupuncture as a specific treatment for glaucoma.

Answered by: James M. Heltzer, MDDr. James M. Heltzer

Categories: Glaucoma

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Answered: Dec 20, 2013

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