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Learn about glaucoma, its symptoms & risk factors, treatment options and how to live with or care for someone with the disease.
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Is Glaucoma a Brain Disease?

Learn about the connections between glaucoma and the brain, and explore research that is seeking answers to the following questions: Can pressure inside the brain influence glaucoma? Do changes in the retinal cells affect the brain? Is there a connection between glaucoma and Alzheimer's disease? Read more.


The Eye: A Window to Your Health

Without even reporting on your medical history, your eye doctor can learn a lot about your general health just by examining your eyes. Read more.


Optic Nerve Regeneration

Learn about the possibilities for regeneration of the optic nerve. Such an achievement may one day restore vision for those living with glaucoma. Read more.

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