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How Frequently Does Glaucoma Require Check Ups

Onlymyhealth Editorial Team, Date:2012-07-18

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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 .
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