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A 41-year-old member asked:

What to expect and treatments for glaucoma?

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Dr. Richard Hector
Ophthalmology 10 years experience
Frequent exams: There are a lot of good medications, surgical treatments, etc to control glaucoma. Frequent exams, visual field testing and measurements/pictures of your optic nerve are needed to monitor the success of the treatment(s).
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I have glaucoma. What can I expect?

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Dr. Richard Lehrer
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What type?: With most types of glaucoma, vision loss can be prevented. This requires constant surveillance by your eye specialist. Depending on type and severity, visits may be anywhere from 2-4 times yearly with testing at some visits.
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