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January is Glaucoma awareness month, and a great time to start preventive measures that promote eye-health. According to the National Eye Institute more than 4 million people in the United States have Glaucoma. That’s a pretty high number that can be reduce with appropriate knowledge, prevention, and prompt treatment modalities.

Before placing our attention on prevention, it’s vital to have an understanding of the disease process. As stated in The Mayo Clinic, “Glaucoma is not just one eye disease, but a group of eye conditions resulting in optic nerve damage, which may cause loss of vision.” The Mayo Clinic also notes the gradual visual damage, causing the disease to go unnoticed in many individuals until the later stages.

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  • alex says #
    glaucoma
    I am living with glaucoma for over 8 years and I am 30 now. I want to know if I can work for IT company which usually makes its em
  • Nurse Yenny says #
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    Hi Alex, Congratulations on your new job opportunity. I would recommend a thorough eye examination with an ophthalmologist (eye do
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