A 66-year-old female asked:
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glaucoma shows rnfl & atrophy of disc. dr. said visual field & optic nerve remain stable but will check again in 6 mos. is this normal procedure?

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Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be: Go to the National Eye Institute (NEI) or nei.nih.gov to learn more about Glaucoma.
Answered on Mar 25, 2015
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