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glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. In the early stages of the disease, there may be no symptoms.


vision loss is caused by damage to the optic nerve. This nerve acts like an electric cable with over a million wires. It is responsible for carrying images from the eye to the brain.

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