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NEW YORK – An international team of researchers has developed a polygenic risk score for glaucoma that could help identify people who are at risk of developing the condition at an earlier age and may benefit from earlier screening and treatment.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness across the globe, and though there is no cure, there are treatments to slow or stop vision loss. But once vision is gone, it cannot be restored, meaning that early detection is important to prevent disease progression.

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