Is increasing eye pressure (glaucoma) part of lupus ( no meds)

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   Posted 1/13/2015 10:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Is increasing eye pressure related to lupus? I have to see an ophthalmologist for a consult.

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   Posted 1/14/2015 2:22 AM (GMT -6)   
I think I read something about the possible correlation....

I do have glaucoma. Mine is primary open angle type. The drains are open but either I make too much fluid inside my eye or the drain doesn't function right.
I get my eyes checked every six months and use drops in both eyes once a day. I have very mild damage and my pressure is regular now.
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   Posted 1/15/2015 6:18 PM (GMT -6)   
I've never read that as a correlation. Doesn't really matter, if you have increased pressure, it certainly needs to be addressed!
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