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Ocular Hypertension Treatment

There are millions of people in the United States who have increased pressure in their eyes (intraocular pressure) without glaucoma. Often this condition is referred to as ocular hypertension.

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Glaucoma and the Brain

Researchers now view glaucoma as a disease of the brain — a neurodegenerative disease — rather than simply an eye disease. …