How many people go blind from glaucoma?

Answer Glaucoma is a disease of the eye. Glaucoma is the cause of the visual impairment of 66.8 million people worldwide, and 6.7 million suffer blindness because of it. In America, 2.2 million people suf... Read More »

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How many people go blind due to glaucoma in the U.S.?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, particularly among African-Americans, who are six to eight times more likely to contract the disease than Caucasians. Accor... Read More »

Can a person go blind with glaucoma?

On One Hand: Glaucoma Can Lead to BlindnessA person who has glaucoma (optic-nerve damage) can completely lose his vision (go totally blind) or develop problems that decrease vision, including blind... Read More »

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What percentage of people have mild glaucoma?

Glaucoma can occur in two forms: acute and chronic. The most common is chronic, which is the milder form. According to The New York Times, 1.8 percent of people over the age of 40 has glaucoma. Of ... Read More »