Glaucoma – Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Visiting the doctor can be stressful, especially when you are dealing with a new diagnosis. It helps to have questions written down ahead of time.

  • What type of glaucoma do I have?
  • How often do I need to get a checkup for my glaucoma?
  • What are my treatment options?
  • What will happen if I do not receive treated for my glaucoma?
  • How will I know if my treatment is working?
  • What are the possible dangers or side effects from treatment?
  • Is there anything else I can do to help with my glaucoma and protect my vision?
  • Does glaucoma put me at risk for other eye diseases?
  • What can I expect for my vision — now and in the future?
  • Are there any activities I should avoid?

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