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Glaucoma FAQs (cont.)

How Is Glaucoma Diagnosed?

An ophthalmologist (a medical doctor who specializes in eye care and surgery) can diagnose glaucoma during an eye examination. Findings consistent with glaucoma are abnormally high pressure inside the eye, optic nerve damage, and/or vision loss.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/16/2015

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