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Glaucoma Definition


Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in blindness. One type of glaucoma, called open-angle glaucoma, is often associated with increased pressure inside your eye. This can lead to vision loss or even blindness. This fact sheet focuses on open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of the disease.

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