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A 65-year-old female asked:

Glaucoma checkup. on oct optic nerve appeared elevated. ultrasound showed no drusen. nothing further said. must not require monitoring & be normal?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Glaucoma prevention: Requires regular follow up , at least once a year, including eye fundus (back of the eye) exam, eye pressure and probably other tests as deemed necessary by the ophthalmologist , wish you wellness

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Last updated Jun 17, 2019

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