Glaucoma is a specific pattern of diseases that damage the optic nerve and cause irreversible blindness. The optic nerve carries the images we see to the brain. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness among older people in the U.S. Sometimes called the "silent thief of sight," glaucoma can affect a person's sight before they realize they have the disease. While there is no known cure, loss of sight is largely preventable if glaucoma is caught and treated early.
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5 Tips to Protect Your Young Athletes’ Eyes
Nearly 30,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries every year, requiring an ER visit. Over 90% of eye-injury-related ER visits can be avoided if an athlete wears protective eyewear. Even low-intensity sports pose some risk for eye injuries