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06 Jul 2005

Glaucoma
what are symptoms of glaucoma? is it a hereditary disease? whatr is the outcome/can it be treated?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear mims

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the world, characterized by neuropathy of the retinal ganglion cells and the optic nerve. Recently, sequence alterations in the optineuringene were shown to be associated with the disease in families with primarily normal tension glaucoma.

Since I am not a medical doctor I am sure about the most recent treatment options for Glaucoma, please consult your doctor.

Regards, Maritha
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