EC Ophthalmology

Guest Editorial Volume 14 Issue 1 - 2023

Glaucoma Again, but Which One?

Marianne L Shahsuvaryan*

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia

*Corresponding Author: Marianne L Shahsuvaryan, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia.
Received: December 13, 2022; Published: December 28, 2022

Glaucoma is the leading cause of untreatable blindness worldwide. Eleven percent of all global blindness in adults aged 50 years and older is caused by this disease [1,2].

 Glaucoma represents a group of diseases associated with progressive loss of vision [3].

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Marianne L Shahsuvaryan. Glaucoma Again, but Which One?. EC Ophthalmology 14.1 (2023): 17-19.