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Glaucoma Suspect

Hi
My cousin is under investigation as a Glaucoma suspect.
I am posting her Pictures of CCT, and Visual Fields.
Please give me an opinion,
Thanks

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I mean OCT....
No option to edit the post?
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Go back and read the "charter" for MedHelp.org     We cannot practice make that kind of DX over the internet for medical legal reasons.

JCH MD
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Thanks Doc for the reply...

***** that we cannot get opinion from seasoned doctors like you :( Pretty much kills the purpose of internet/forums :)

Anyways please guide me where to look for answers (on internet)....I want opinion from someone with GOOD knowledge regarding Glaucoma. She is not in US.

Regards
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I will tell you this: Diagnosis of glaucoma, especially in the early stages, is one of the most difficult things ophthalmologists do in their practices. Often, and I've seen this a lot, very capable ophthalmologists, even glaucoma specialists, disagree on whether glaucoma is present (in the earliest stages) and who needs RX.

This is what is often necessary: personal exam, visual field, optic nerve OCT, corneal thickness test, gonioscopy, stereo disc exam, family history, fundus lens exam of optic nerve.

So don't expect any one to make a diagnosis without most or all of those tests.

JCH MD
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Dear Dr, Much obliged by your response....

It is very confusing to say the least.

Thanks again Dr. Hagan for replying, appreciate you taking your busy time out for the reply.

Kind Regards
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You're welcome. JCH MD
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