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How do you get glaucoma?

Vision and optical health are a big concern in the modern age, especially considering the ever-increasing amount of time we spend looking at electronic screens. Despite the popular headlines, the biggest risk factors for serious vision problems and disease are actually still the hereditary risks for diseases like glaucoma. Even so, there are many steps individuals can take to reduce their risk of glaucoma. These include exercise and maintaining a healthy body weight, maintaining a healthy blood pressure level, not smoking, limiting caffeine intake, and getting regular eye exams to detect increased pressure in the eye as soon as it starts to happen.

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