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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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Optic Nerve Degeneration

Glaucoma is actually a group of diseases, but the common feature among all types of glaucoma is optic nerve degeneration. Much like Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease of the brain, glaucoma is considered a neurodegenerative disorder of the optic nerve. Read more.

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