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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Borderline glaucoma: Diagnosis from your ophthalmologist indicates you have risk factors coupled with suspicious results on your glaucoma tests that do not meet the criter ... Read More
Dr. Constance Okeke
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma suspect : It is possible that if you were diagnosed with borderline glaucoma, that you may never develop glaucoma. However it is very difficult to determine whe ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Not related: The black spots in her vision are not related to glaucoma. These are probably floaters. Have her call her eye doctor about these.
Dr. Constance Okeke
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters?: If your mother has been diagnosed with borderline glaucoma it is unlikely that any of her visual problems are related to the glaucoma. Typically in bo ... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
May be floaters: Your mothers may be seeing floaters in her eyes, as these spots tend to be slightly grayish & mobile without affecting the overall visual field of ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma: Borderline is not really correct. Either you have damage to the optic nerve making glaucoma, or you do not have damage. You may have risk factors or ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Medication effects: Sometimes medicated eye drops are absorbed into the blood stream and can exert effects on other organ systems. In certain patients beta blocker drugs ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably nothing: In the absense of other findings, it probably doesn't mean anything. I would just repeat it in the future.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Albert
10 years experience General Practice
It can: There are 2 main types of glaucoma, closed-angle (acute) and open-angle (chronic). Acute glaucoma is less common, but can present with sudden eye pain ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Everyone: Everyone is potentially at risk for glaucoma. People with diabetes, who are african american, have had an eye injury, an advanced cataract, or some f ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Drops/Lasers/Surgery: Depending on the type and severity of glaucoma that you have, the options for treatment include different eye drops, laser treatments and surgical opt ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anjana Jindal
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma: Glaucoma is a condition that can reult in irreversible blindness. Most people with glaucoma have no early symptoms or pain. It is important to see yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Several ones: Glaucoma is a condition in which the internal eye pressure exceeds the resistance of the back of the eye. Measurements include eye pressure (tonometr ... Read More

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