Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with 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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Neuro-ophthalmology consultation may have a role in those patients who are experiencing progressive visual loss that does not appear to follow a typical glaucomatous pattern or if there are systemic symptoms or complaints.

A neurologist should be consulted for patients with glaucoma who exhibit signs of cognitive dysfunction, since an association between Alzheimer disease and glaucoma has been found. [5]

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