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Early Detection Can Save Glaucoma Patients from Blindness

The JAMA Report

Glaucoma affects more than 70 million people around the world, making it the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Primary care physicians can play an important role in detecting glaucoma which can often go undiagnosed until it becomes severe. A new review of the medical literature provides an overview of the causes and treatments for the disease. Catherine Dolf has more in this week’s JAMA Report.