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How does an eye doctor treat and diagnose someone with cataracts, glaucoma, or detached retina?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Paul First
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Diagnosed by exam
Each of these need extensive exam, follow-up and treatment.
Books are written on each subject.

In brief: Diagnosed by exam
Each of these need extensive exam, follow-up and treatment.
Books are written on each subject.
Dr. Paul First
Dr. Paul First
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Dr. Christopher Hood
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Diagnose by exam
All of these problems can be detected by a careful examination by an eye care professional.
Treatment will vary.

In brief: Diagnose by exam
All of these problems can be detected by a careful examination by an eye care professional.
Treatment will vary.
Dr. Christopher Hood
Dr. Christopher Hood
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Various
A very general question.
An eye doc can diagnose with a dilated eye exam using lenses and equipment in the office for checking vision, pressure, optic nerves, and the retina. Treatment depends on what is found, but can involve observation, medications, laser, or surgery.

In brief: Various
A very general question.
An eye doc can diagnose with a dilated eye exam using lenses and equipment in the office for checking vision, pressure, optic nerves, and the retina. Treatment depends on what is found, but can involve observation, medications, laser, or surgery.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Rebecca Dale
Ophthalmology
In brief: Different ways
The 3 conditions you mention are diagnosed and treated in very different ways.
The first step is a comprehensive dilated eye exam by your eye md to identify if these issues exist, and further testing and treatment would be determined from that point.

In brief: Different ways
The 3 conditions you mention are diagnosed and treated in very different ways.
The first step is a comprehensive dilated eye exam by your eye md to identify if these issues exist, and further testing and treatment would be determined from that point.
Dr. Rebecca Dale
Dr. Rebecca Dale
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
In brief: Exam By eyemd
A complete eye exam by an experienced ophthalmologist will uncover these problems.
Treatment varies with each condition.

In brief: Exam By eyemd
A complete eye exam by an experienced ophthalmologist will uncover these problems.
Treatment varies with each condition.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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