A 32-year-old male asked:
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sister 25 years old. she glaucoma suspect. vision test and hrt good. but rnfl 0.19 mm. i searched the internet and this limit value. is this bad ?

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Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
It depends: A person is a glaucoma suspect for many reasons: increased cup/disc ratio, different cup/disc ratios between the two eyes, increased eye pressure, narrow angles, etc. We usually follow patients over time with repeated visual fields, rnfl tests, and clinical exams. I would make sure your sister is getting periodic exams by an ophthalmologist.
Answered on May 18, 2013

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