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January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

By January 12, 2013

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This month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.

Often referred to as the sneaky thief of sight, glaucoma refers to a group of diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve. If left untreated, glaucoma may cause vision loss and blindness. Vision loss is usually due to increased pressure inside the eye.

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