Patient and Provider Perspectives

In the following interviews,  patients and eye care providers share their perspectives on glaucoma.


Interviews With Patients

Sam


Sam


“It doesn’t prevent me from doing anything that I once did…mine was discovered early.”


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Art


Art


“…during my examinations previously I had my eyes dilated but I had no idea that I had any symptoms of glaucoma.”


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Interviews With Eye Care Providers

Dr. Tsai


Dr. Tsai


” …people should visit an eye care professional every one to two years for a dilated eye exam.”

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Dr. Coleman


Dr. Coleman


“…early detection and treatment is key in preventing permanent vision damage from glaucoma.”


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Dr. Stamper


Dr. Stamper


“I think for one [thing] many people may not recognize that they’re at risk.”


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Granfather and grandson


What is glaucoma?

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What are the symptoms of glaucoma?

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How is glaucoma detected?

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glaucoma treatment


How is glaucoma treated?


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african american woman

Who is at risk for developing glaucoma?

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Grandmother and daughter

What can you do to protect your vision from glaucoma?

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