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Who is most at risk for glaucoma?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Anyone

Older age (over 60), african american or hispanic (asians narrow angle), positive family history, thin corneas, steroids, eye injuries.

In brief: Anyone

Older age (over 60), african american or hispanic (asians narrow angle), positive family history, thin corneas, steroids, eye injuries.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Federico Mattioli
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Many

Varies by type of glaucoma.
Common risk factors include older age and family history. Other factors are nearsightedness (open angle), farsightedness (narrow angle), asian, black race, trauma, shorter eye length, larger lenses, certain medication use such as steroids.

In brief: Many

Varies by type of glaucoma.
Common risk factors include older age and family history. Other factors are nearsightedness (open angle), farsightedness (narrow angle), asian, black race, trauma, shorter eye length, larger lenses, certain medication use such as steroids.
Dr. Federico Mattioli
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