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Question:
I have been told I have veins growing over my irises and need to see a specialist. What does this mean?

Answer:
This is a potentially very serious problem which can lead to a severe form of glaucoma. This can be caused by several different problems including diabetes. I agree that this problem requires evaluation in the near future.

Answered by: George Williams, MDDr. George Williams

Categories: Glaucoma, Eye Conditions

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Answered: Apr 04, 2013

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