Ocular Hypertension (cont.)
The prognosis is very good for people with ocular hypertension.
- With careful follow-up care and compliance with medical treatment, most people with ocular hypertension do not progress to primary open-angle glaucoma, and they retain good vision throughout their lifetime.
- With poor control of elevated intraocular pressure, continuing changes to the optic nerve and visual field that could lead to glaucoma might occur.
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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