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The average direct cost of glaucoma treatment ranges from $623 per year for patients with early-stage glaucoma, to $2,511 per year for end-stage patients. Medication costs make up the largest… [ Get More Details ]
From 2005 – 2008, around 4.2 million diabetics age 40 and older had diabetic retinopathy. Of these, 655,000 had advanced diabetic retinopathy that could lead to severe vision loss.
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