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Has anyone been put on medication for simply being a glaucoma suspect?
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Generally not
In most cases, once testing indicates someone has glaucoma, they are no longer considered suspect and are started on treatment.
However, sometimes the tests aren't conclusive, but the optic nerve appears to have glaucoma related damage. In this case, a doctor may start you on medicine, but still call you a suspect.

In brief: Generally not
In most cases, once testing indicates someone has glaucoma, they are no longer considered suspect and are started on treatment.
However, sometimes the tests aren't conclusive, but the optic nerve appears to have glaucoma related damage. In this case, a doctor may start you on medicine, but still call you a suspect.
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
Based on risk analysis high risk suspects can be treated as in the ocular hypertension treatment study.

In brief: Yes
Based on risk analysis high risk suspects can be treated as in the ocular hypertension treatment study.
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