What Is Glaucoma? Types, Symptoms And Causes
Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that slowly damage the eye, often before symptoms are apparent. In fact, it’s the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the U.S. 
More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, a number that is expected to rise to 6.3 million by 2050. While there is no “cure” for glaucoma, it’s important to be aware of risk factors and causes, as there are a number of safe and affordable treatment options that can halt and prevent further vision loss.
Here’s what you need to know about glaucoma, including its symptoms, how it’s diagnosed and when to see a doctor.
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