When To Call a Doctor
Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if you have:
- Sudden, severe blurring of vision in one
- Severe pain in the affected eye.
- Redness of the
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Colored halos
surrounding light sources.
Call your doctor if you:
- Notice blind spots in your
- Notice that over time you are having more trouble
- Have a family history of glaucoma, are age 40 or
older, and have not had an eye exam in more than a year. You may need to be
examined by an eye specialist (ophthalmologist or
optometrist) for signs of glaucoma.
glaucoma and have side effects from the glaucoma medicines
that you are taking.
Who to see
The following doctors can diagnose
An ophthalmologist can treat glaucoma and perform eye surgery.
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
February 28, 2012
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