Prognosis of Glaucoma

The prognosis of glaucoma depends upon the type of glaucoma the individual has been diagnosed with. If the person is diagnosed with open angle glaucoma then with proper treatment the risk of loss of vision is greatly reduced. However, if this medical condition is left untreated then it will result in permanent loss of vision or blindness. Alternatively if the individual is diagnosed with acute glaucoma and is treated at an early stage, he may regain vision in the affected eye to a certain extent. However, if it is neglected then the person can go completely blind in the affected eye within just two days. 
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