Dr. Don Steensma 465 W. Channel Islands Blvd, Port Hueneme, CA 805/486-3585

Glaucoma Risk Self-Test

Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerves and can cause blindness. The following demographics may help asses your risk of developing glaucoma.

Demographic Relative Risk
Race: Caucasion 1
Race: Asian 2
Race: Polynesian 3
Race: African 4
Age: 0 -50 0
Age: 51-60 1
Age: 61-70 2
Age: 71-100 3
Parents and siblings have no history of glaucoma 0
Parent has glaucoma 3
Sibling has glaucoma 4

Add up your risk factor points to help determine your risk of developing glaucoma.

0-2  Minimal risk

3-5 Moderate risk

6-10 High risk