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Is glaucoma painful?

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Is glaucoma painful?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.

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In the vast majority of cases it is not painful.

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As a matter of fact there are no symptoms at all. This is what makes glaucoma such an awful disease. By the time you are aware of the vision loss caused by glaucoma, all that can be done is to try and save what little vision you have left -- that vision that you have already lost is gone forever.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 4 years ago.
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