Symptoms

An estimated 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and at least half don’t realize they have it because often there are no visual symptoms in the beginning stage. A recent survey indicated that 7 out of 10 adults have not undergone an eye examination or glaucoma screening within the past three years. This is not good, as the only way to diagnose glaucoma, especially in its early stages, is with a comprehensive medical eye examination. During such an exam, an instrument called a tonometer is capable of checking the pressure in the eye, painlessly and quickly. Also your doctor will dilate your pupils to allow direct examination of the optic nerves. Depending on the results of that test, a visual field test may also be recommended.

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Since glaucoma tends to run in families, it is important for the entire family to have regular eye examinations, especially if there is a family history of glaucoma.

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