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Glaucoma Myths vs Facts Number 4

Myth – Glaucoma only affects the older generation. 

FACT – The risk of glaucoma does increase with age, but this eye disease can affect all ages even new-born babies. There are different types of glaucoma for example congenital glaucoma, secondary glaucoma and angle closure or open angle glaucoma or even pigmentary glaucoma. Although your risk is smaller the younger you are, anyone can have glaucoma.

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