January Is National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss that affects more than 3 million people in the United States.
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. Learn more: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/what-is-glaucoma
See how glaucoma can affect vision with the Glaucoma Vision Simulator here: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/glaucoma-vision-simulator
Your ancestry and ethnicity can play a significant role in inreasing your risk of vision loss. Learn more: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/news/ethnicity-eye-disease-risk-reminder-asian-african-