Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of low-tension glaucoma?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Mitchell V Gossman, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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An increase in salt intake may be recommended if the patient's diastolic blood pressure is significantly lower than the systolic blood pressure (ie, >70 mm Hg). However, controversy exists regarding this recommendation. Exercise caution in those patients with vascular or cardiac disease.


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