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Eye Care Health Awareness Said To Be Low Among Asian Americans

This press release from Transitions Optical says that eye care awareness is low among Asian Americans, which is a concern because Asian Americans are more vulnerable than the general population to such eye ailments as Glaucoma and conditions like diabetes … Continue reading

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Free Eye Exams for Asian Americans And Others

Particular minority groups are at greater risk for certain eye diseases than whites.  For example, Asian Americans are much more likely to get glaucoma than other ethnic groups.   Given that April is National Minority Health Month, Eye Care America, … Continue reading

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Glaucoma: Asian American Medical Hazard

A recently released study from the American Academy of Ophthalmology reveals that Asian Americans are at an increased risk of developing Glaucoma.  Glaucoma is an eye disease that  damages the optic nerve and can cause blindness if untreated.  By reviewing … Continue reading

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