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HHS HealthBeat (February 6, 2013)

Your eye to your brain

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Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage your optic nerve, which transmits visual information from your eye to your brain. When the optic nerve is damaged, vision problems can occur.
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Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. However, with early detection and treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.

For all of the NEI information on this topic, please visit the following webpages:
Facts About Glaucoma
For more information from other health sites, please visit the following webpages:
The Glaucoma Foundation
Glaucoma Research Foundation
Children's Glaucoma Foundation

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