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Can a person have glaucoma and 20/20 vision at the same time?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

As long as the central visual field is spared 20 20 vision is possible

In brief: Yes

As long as the central visual field is spared 20 20 vision is possible
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Glaucoma is a disease where the peripheral vision is usually first affected.
Even a patient with extensive glaucoma damage , leaving only central tunnel vision can see the 20/20 line. Only if the central vision is lost with total optic nerve damage will the visual acuity be lost.

In brief: Yes

Glaucoma is a disease where the peripheral vision is usually first affected.
Even a patient with extensive glaucoma damage , leaving only central tunnel vision can see the 20/20 line. Only if the central vision is lost with total optic nerve damage will the visual acuity be lost.
Dr. William Dieck
Dr. William Dieck
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Most do

Most people with glaucoma have good vision.
This is because glaucoma effects the visual acuity very late in the disease. However when this occurs, it is irreversible.

In brief: Most do

Most people with glaucoma have good vision.
This is because glaucoma effects the visual acuity very late in the disease. However when this occurs, it is irreversible.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Check for glaucoma with an eye exam.

In brief: Yes

Check for glaucoma with an eye exam.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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