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    Glaucoma

    I went to the eye Doc for a fresh exam and new glasses. he noticed elevated pressure and sent me to another place for more specific testing. Nutshell: Glaucoma is developing. He didn't seem to worried about it and said he'd check it again in a couple of months and would likely prescribe meds via eyedrops. I'm doing some reading online to get schooled. I don't know how long my eyes will be ok for driving.

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    Did you get official diagnosis ? Everytime i get the pressure test, they say "you need to be tested for Glaucoma" $200 later at Specialist office, i don't have it. But next pressure test, i get the "you need..." speech, even thou i tell them i don't...

    If you do have it, eye drops is usual med, your night vision suffer a bit but it's got to get bad before you get sidelined

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    Agree with ci. Let's get the diagnosis first. I've been told I have high eye pressure just from working out. The internet can be scary.

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    Yep. It's confirmed. Just caught me unawares. Eye drops in the near future.

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    Sounds like you caught it early... hopefully it should be manageable for loooong time