What is the prognosis of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)?

Updated: Mar 16, 2020
  • Author: Kristin Schmid Biggerstaff, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Prognosis is generally good for patients with POAG. With careful follow-up care and compliance with therapy, the vast majority of patients with POAG retain useful vision throughout their lifetime.


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