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Probability of blindness from glaucoma nearly halved since 1980

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, Mar 5, 2014

The probability of blindness from glaucoma has decreased by nearly half since 1980. Researchers believe this is due to the advancements in diagnosis, therapy, and management but are cautious saying a significant portion of patients still progress to blindness from glaucoma.

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