Is glaucoma hereditary?

Answer On One Hand: Glaucoma May be HereditaryHaving a family history of glaucoma (damage to the optic nerve because of high eye pressure) makes you more likely to develop the condition, according to the ... Read More »

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Is glioblastoma hereditary?

Glioblastoma is usually not hereditary, although there are rare circumstances in which it can be. Hereditary conditions that can, but do not always, lead to glial brain tumors like glioblastomas in... Read More »

Glaucoma Infection?

Glaucoma is a disease that many people get, but dog owners don't realize that their precious pets can also suffer from it. Knowing the causes and symptoms of glaucoma can help pet owners recognize... Read More »

Is scoliosis hereditary?

Scoliosis is a hereditary condition in which the spine and backbone have an abnormal curve. While scoliosis is inherited, the disorder is not passed to all offspring and the type and severity of sc... Read More »

How common is glaucoma?

Over four million people in the United States have glaucoma. One out of every 10,000 babies born in the United States have glaucoma, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. Further, the Worl... Read More »