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A look at Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a term that refers to a group of eye disorders. These disorders occur because of a build up of pressure in the eye. This build up of pressure can lead to damage to the optic nerve and permanent blindness. Glaucoma is the number one cause of permanent blindness worldwide. It is estimated that 6 million people are blind in both eyes due to glaucoma…

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The ABCs of AMD (Adult Macular Degeneration)

Macular degeneration is a medical condition that occurs when a portion of the eye know as the macula deteriorates causing vision problems. It is estimated that over 2 million Americans are affected by macular degeneration and the numbers are climbing with expectations of over 3 million by the year 2020…

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