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Who's at the most risk for glaucoma?
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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Variety of factors
Person who has immediate relative with glaucoma (parents or siblings), with large cupped optic nerves and high eye pressures (above 21), with history of blunt eye trauma would i think be at most risk for glaucoma.

In brief: Variety of factors
Person who has immediate relative with glaucoma (parents or siblings), with large cupped optic nerves and high eye pressures (above 21), with history of blunt eye trauma would i think be at most risk for glaucoma.
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Dr. Benjamin Chun
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very high pressure
The highest risk is if your eye pressure was extremely high, for example iop 60 (most population is 10-21).
This type of pressure, if an acute rise, is often symptomatic with red eye, pain, decreased vision.

In brief: Very high pressure
The highest risk is if your eye pressure was extremely high, for example iop 60 (most population is 10-21).
This type of pressure, if an acute rise, is often symptomatic with red eye, pain, decreased vision.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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