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In glaucoma 20% optic nerve damage with minimal peripheral vision loss. How much loss would it take to not see coffee tables & steps?

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Dr. George Yang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

As a general rule, the eye has an amazing ability to see, even with severe nerve losss.
Everyone has a natural blind spot in each eye (where the optic nerve exits the eye and goes the brain) and yet, even with one eye closed, it is hard to appreciate the blind spot. Typically, patients will have end-stage glaucoma before they start having glaucoma-related vision loss.

In brief: Depends

As a general rule, the eye has an amazing ability to see, even with severe nerve losss.
Everyone has a natural blind spot in each eye (where the optic nerve exits the eye and goes the brain) and yet, even with one eye closed, it is hard to appreciate the blind spot. Typically, patients will have end-stage glaucoma before they start having glaucoma-related vision loss.
Dr. George Yang
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology

In brief: Hard to say

But probably 80-90%.

In brief: Hard to say

But probably 80-90%.
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
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