Houston, TX
A 28-year-old female asked:

My optometrist told that my left eye pressure is 30 mmhg and suspects that i may get glaucoma.when should i worry? what tests do i have to take next?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Eye Care: I'm glad you're being evaluated. Depending on your risk factors, a iop of 30 is suspect for causing the glaucomatous process. Your eye doc will monitor the health of your optic nerves & will perform tests, such as visual field, optic nerve photography, optical coherence tomography, serial tonometty, & gonioscopy. Careful assessment is important so that proper sight preserving therapy can be starte
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