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Glaucoma is a condition that may lead to blindness. It develops gradually and the patient may not even be aware of the gradual loss of vision until very late in the disease.
o Risk increases once you are above 50 years old
o Asians are at a higher risk of angle-closure glaucoma, as compared to Caucasians
o E.g. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension
o High short-sightedness
o Previous eye injury
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Monday, January 29, 2018
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