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Vision Glaucoma Recovered Homeopathy
Normally no: Rarely, you could have central loss, splitting your central vision, and patients have described a sort of a double vision from one eye. But 99.9% of the time, it indicates other problems like lazy eye, or cataracts, or rarely stroke and aneurysm. Best to get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any type can, but: Typically a narrow-angle/angle-closure types cause rapid visual loss. This type of glaucoma is symptomatic (eye pain, blurriness, nausea), although by the time the symptoms arise it's often too late. Patients with open-angle glaucoma and low/normal tension glaucoma often experience what *seems* like rapid visual loss, when in reality the 'blind spots' have slowly crept into the central vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short or long term?: The leading cause of correctable vision loss is cataract. Glaucoma causes a slowly evolving loss if unresponsive to treatment and causes much vision loss especially in the third world. The two major causes of uncorrectable loss are diabetes and macular degenration. Diabetes loss is prevalent in the 60's (and younger) while mac degen affects a more elderly age group. ...Read more
How risky is surgery in a glaucoma patient and what is the success rate. That it will preserve vision?
Depends on the patie: How the patient heals, how many prior surgeries or difficult anatomy or co-existing issues, rate of scarring, compliance and persistence, disease response to therapy, etc. Goal is to preserve vision, can look at major trial success rates of lowering pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have thin rnfl (0.19).Am ia suspectof glaucoma?My iop 21 (cct:610). Disc area 2.11 cup area 0.5. Vision test is good. 26 years old and i'm scared.
Probably fine: Your exam results sound ok. Are you nearsighted? The latter may make your rnf layer thinner. Your iop with your cct measurement is probably ok too. Cdr with large nerve head size seems appropriate too. I'd recommend being followed as you have just to reassure that your eyes remain healthy. ...Read more
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