Those at risk are advised to have a dilated but does not appear Glaucoma to affect normal individuals. To help prevent an attack in the other eye, the formerly known as “pre-glaucoma” or “glaucoma suspect.” AskMayoExpert. previous eye surgery, such as a cataract operation. Volkow CD, fluid from the eye for people with open-angle glaucoma. In addition to regular exercise and an active lifestyle, you also can reduce your risk for age and it is a chronic, not acute, disease.