Until recently, relatively little was known about prevalence and severity of glaucoma in the Hispanic population — the second largest minority group within the United States.
Dr. Larry Benowitz and colleagues at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School have made a discovery that could someday prove useful in reversing optic-nerve damage caused by glaucoma.
What is it that blinds in glaucoma? At first blush, this seems like a straightforward question. But here’s a hint: what blinds in glaucoma is not elevated pressure in the eye.
Glaucoma affects over 60 million people worldwide.
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