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Did the doctor tell you to get glaucoma screening checked out more more than once a year?
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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
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In brief: Not known for sure
The us preventive services task force reviewed screening for glaucoma and found that while there is a small benefit, there are also some possible harms from treatment of glaucoma possibly causing eye irritation and glaucoma.
The balance between benefits and harms, as well as how often you might screen, is not certain. A good resource on prevention is the iphone app my health checklist 2012.

In brief: Not known for sure
The us preventive services task force reviewed screening for glaucoma and found that while there is a small benefit, there are also some possible harms from treatment of glaucoma possibly causing eye irritation and glaucoma.
The balance between benefits and harms, as well as how often you might screen, is not certain. A good resource on prevention is the iphone app my health checklist 2012.
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