Health Videos »

How Frequently Does Glaucoma Require Check Ups

Onlymyhealth Editorial Team, Date:2012-07-18

Subscribe for daily wellness inspiration

Like onlymyhealth on Facebook!

One common method to check glaucoma is visual feel examination, which could be advised for a period of six to one year, depending upon the type of glaucoma to be treated. In a normal condition, the pressure and fields in the eye have to be at controlled level. Smaller progression of field indicates improper glaucoma. While the other method is OCT, which maps retinal nerve fiber layer, that gets damaged due to glaucoma. On the basis of OCT and fields, the doctor decides the treatment for the patient, which could last from six months to eight months .
Related Videos
Post Comment

Post a Comment

Disclaimer +

Though all possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; Onlymyhealth assumes no liability for the same. Using any information of this website is at the viewers’ risk. Please be informed that we are not responsible for advice/tips given by any third party in form of comments on article pages . If you have or suspect having any medical condition, kindly contact your professional health care provider.