The experienced ophthalmologists at University of Mississippi Medical Center offer comprehensive treatment for glaucoma—a disease of the optic nerve, the part of the eye that carries images to the brain. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States, especially for the elderly. People aged 64 or older should be screened for glaucoma annually. Those with a family history or other risk factors should be screened for glaucoma more often and at a younger age.
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