Today, patients take an active role in their health care. You and your doctor will work in partnership to achieve your best possible level of health. An important part of this relationship is good communication. Here are some questions you can ask your doctor to get your discussion started:About My Disease or Disorder...
What is my diagnosis?
What caused my condition?
Can my condition be treated?
How will this condition affect my vision now and in the future?
Should I watch for any particular symptoms and notify you if they occur?
Should I make any lifestyle changes?
About My Treatment...
What is the treatment for my condition?
When will the treatment start, and how long will it last?
What are the benefits of this treatment, and how successful is it?
What are the risks and side effects associated with this treatment?
Are there foods, drugs, or activities I should avoid