January 2022: Glaucoma Awareness

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.

More than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase.

Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, it’s permanent. As much as 40% of vision can be lost without a person noticing.

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Schedule your eye check up today by calling Dr. Shane Powell, Ophthalmologist at (435)725-2020 or (435)781-2030 today.


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