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Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
UAB’s J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has received another grant to bring the relationship between age, intraocular pressure and glaucoma development into focus.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.