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What other than glaucoma can cause blindness?

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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is the number one reason people age 25-65 loose vision in the usa.
Glaucoma is the number one reason in african americans in the us. Age related macular degeneration is the number one reason people over age 65 go blind in the U.S. In the world, the number one reason for blindness is cataracts, not a problem in the u.S since it is the most frequently performed surgery.

In brief: Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is the number one reason people age 25-65 loose vision in the usa.
Glaucoma is the number one reason in african americans in the us. Age related macular degeneration is the number one reason people over age 65 go blind in the U.S. In the world, the number one reason for blindness is cataracts, not a problem in the u.S since it is the most frequently performed surgery.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Long list needed

The most common causes of blindness worldwide are cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, corneal scarring, diabetic retinopathy, childhood blindness, trachoma and river blindness.

In brief: Long list needed

The most common causes of blindness worldwide are cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, corneal scarring, diabetic retinopathy, childhood blindness, trachoma and river blindness.
Dr. Matheson Harris
Dr. Matheson Harris
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