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A disease of the eye in which damage is caused by elevated pressure within the eye. The incidence in persons over the age of 40 is about 0.5%, making glaucoma one of the most common and serious eye disorders, surpassed in the United States only by cataracts as a cause of blindness. See also: Cataract; Visual impairment
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