Doctors: BX has highest glaucoma rate in city

Doctors say Bronx residents suffer from the highest rate of glaucoma in the city. More than 2 million people in the nation suffer from the preventable disease. Doctors say the disease is most prevalent

News 12 Staff

Jan 31, 2012, 7:38 PM

Updated 4,464 days ago

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Doctors: BX has highest glaucoma rate in city
Doctors say Bronx residents suffer from the highest rate of glaucoma in the city.
More than 2 million people in the nation suffer from the preventable disease. Doctors say the disease is most prevalent in African-Americans.
Vision experts urge people, especially those over 40, get regular eye exams to diagnose the disease before it leads to blindness.


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