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Doctors, institutions push for awareness of disease with Glaucoma Awareness Month in January
Imperial Valley News

Glaucoma, a group of diseases that damages the eye’s optic nerve, could lead to a loss of vision or blindness if left untreated. Unfortunately, once a person begins to develop symptoms, it is already too late to regain any lost sight. Since January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, doctors and medical institutions are looking to spread information on what glaucoma is and how a person can prevent the disease from impacting their sight.