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  • Glaucoma is a common eye disease that often runs in families.
  • Vision loss or blindness can usually be prevented when glaucoma is detected early and treated.
  • The lack of symptoms makes early detection of glaucoma difficult.
  • It is important to have regular eye checks from an optometrist or ophthalmologist, particularly for people who have the risk factors for glaucoma.

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Reviewed on: 05-01-2023