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Hispanic Americans and Latinos at Increased Glaucoma Risk

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.

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Lab Reports Progress in Optic Nerve Regeneration

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.

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What Causes Vision Loss in 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.

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