Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is glaucoma?
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Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. The most common form of the disease is open-angle glaucoma. With early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.
See this graphic for a quick overview of glaucoma, including how many people it affects, who’s at risk, what to do if you have it, and how to learn more.