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    What causes Glaucoma?

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    Glaucoma Australia is the peak glaucoma awareness/education/support association in Australia.It is a national, not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to providing educational services to raise awareness about … View Profile

    The cause of glaucoma is largely unknown. In some cases it runs in the family. In others, it may be caused by other eye diseases or trauma. In most cases of glaucoma the pressure inside the eye is too high for the eye itself. However, other factors such as blood flow to the optic nerve may also be important in some people.

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