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Glaucoma FAQs (cont.)

If a Person Has Glaucoma, How Often Do They Need to Be Checked?

The frequency of checkups depends on the severity of one's glaucoma. If the person is a low-risk glaucoma suspect, they may only need to be examined on an annual basis. For more severe glaucoma, examinations may need to be done monthly, or possibly even more frequently, until the glaucoma stabilizes. Once the glaucoma is stable, examinations every 3 to 4 months are usually appropriate.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/19/2012

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