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Lincoln, NE
A 59-year-old female asked:

In glaucoma 20% optic nerve damage and minimal peripheral vision loss. eye drop reduced pressure from 31 to 16. what is my prognosis?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Favorable: You have early loss with probably no functional damage at this point. Glaucoma is successfully treated with regular follow-ups and diligent use of the treatment recommended. You can do well with reasonable effort on your part. And the advice of a good glaucoma ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Aaron Ament
59 years experience
GOOD: That response to medication is grand. Keep up meds and keep contact periodically with the ophthalmologist. You're on the right path.
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Last updated Apr 14, 2016

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