Tag Archives: January Glaucoma Awareness Month

5 Things to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease that can lead to permanent vision loss. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), it’s one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. And according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, of the … Continue reading

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Eye on Glaucoma: Have You Lost Sight to the Disease?

For many, a glaucoma diagnosis represents the end of one chapter of life and the start of a new journey. It could mean the end of simple pleasures, like watching 3D movies or applying makeup. It could be a severe … Continue reading

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2014 Health Observances Blog Series: Glaucoma

The Sneak Thief of Sight January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Currently, 2.7 million people in the United States over age 40 have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent … Continue reading

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

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January has been named National Glaucoma Awareness Month. While glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world, treatment during the early stages can control the disease and prevent future vision loss and blindness. Read more on Glaucoma … Continue reading

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