By B. David Gorman, MD

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Glaucoma: Preventing the visual damage

Most forms of glaucoma cannot be prevented, but with early diagnosis and diligent management, patients may avoid the loss of sight. An estimated 90% of glaucoma-induced blindness can be prevented, even though the disease is not itself preventable. Just determining that a patient is in trouble is a challenge because glaucoma is typically asymptomatic at…

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