A Comprehensive Glaucoma Exam
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Perimetry Visual Fields (VF)
Visual electrophysiology (VEP & ERG)
Why Are There So Many Diagnostic Exams?
Angle-closure glaucoma can cause these sudden symptoms:
If you have these symptoms, go to your doctor or an emergency room now
Anyone can get glaucoma, but some people are at higher risk. You’re at higher risk if you:
It is important to have your eyes examined regularly. Your eyes should be tested:
Remember these tips:
Article by Scott Burk, MD, PhD, Associate Ophthalmologist, John S. Cohen, MD, Chief of Glaucoma Services, Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH, and Harry Quigley, MD, Director of the Glaucoma Service, Wilmer Ophthalmology Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore,
The second most significant risk factor for the development of chronic open-angle glaucoma is the size of the central cup "cupping" of the optic nerve head.
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