Can Pot Control Glaucoma?

Medical marijuana has been touted in some circles as a treatment for glaucoma. However, ophthalmologists and eye surgeons who treat glaucoma do not recommend marijuana as a therapy for the disease. There is no scientific evidence that marijuana is an effective long-term treatment and especially when it is compared to the conventional methods of treatment, […]

Medical Marijuana: Legalize AND Control It

I recently read an article in the LA Times about the medicinal use of marijuana, and the CA Medical Association’s adoption of a “legalize it” stance. Wouldn’t it be great if the medicinal value could be separated from the drug’s high? During my glaucoma fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, we actually performed a study […]