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Glaucoma, A Stealth Disease And Major Cause of Blindnessi
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September 27, 2012 1:02 AM
Glaucoma is a major cause of blindness around the world, but especially in developing countries. The World Health Organization says glaucoma is a greater public health challenge than cataracts, because the blindness caused by glaucoma is permanent. VOA's Carol Pearson has more on what glaucoma is and who's at risk.

Glaucoma, A Stealth Disease And Major Cause of Blindness

Published September 26, 2012

Glaucoma is a major cause of blindness around the world, but especially in developing countries. The World Health Organization says glaucoma is a greater public health challenge than cataracts, because the blindness caused by glaucoma is permanent. VOA's Carol Pearson has more on what glaucoma is and who's at risk.


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