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A 59-year-old female asked:

Dr. says mild case of glaucoma. pressure down from 31 to 14 w/drop. thankfully glaucoma caught after exam for eye floater. at age 59 what is prognosi?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Favorable: Wise of you to have your eyes checked because of changing visual symptoms. Often this is how asymptomatic disease is caught and your iop was clearly too high. Depending on how affected your optic nerve(s) is, visual field loss, corneal thickness, and family history, your iop reduction is definitely effective at stabilizing glaucoma. Frequent checkups are necessary.
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Excellent: Your prognosis is excellent as long as you follow your doctor's advise.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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