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"The Silent Thief Of Sight" Can Be Treated If Caught Early

Wikipedia Jonathan Trobe, M.D.

Glaucoma is one of these age-related eye diseases that has no early symptoms, which is why it is called " the silent thief of sight."

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Three million Americans have the disease. 

Next, WXPR News Director Ken Krall talks with Dr. Chris Marquardt, a Wausau optometrist who has been elected as President of the Wisconsin Optometric Association. Dr. Marquardt was asked to describe the disease.....

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