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steroidal inhaler & blurred vision

In my eye exam with an opthalmologist in West LA last May 2012, all was perfect even the field vision test except I did have a slight change for my glasses.  Then 2 months after exam, my vision started to blur a bit and still is.  I started on a steriodal inhaler called Symbicort 8 months "before" the eye exam May 2012.  Have you ever heard of
glaucoma just from using a steroidal inhaler when this disease did not run in the family which is my case also?  And would it be best for me to see a "glaucoma specialist" this time?  Do you know of one near West LA?.
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It has been reported, but very unusual with inhalers. Steroids can cause glaucoma and cataracts. You should see a specialist. I can't make a personal recommendation. Your ophthalmologist would be able to assist you with a second opinion.


Best wishes,
Timothy D. McGarity, M.D.
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