AMSURG Partner Dr. Leslie Doctor Helps Raise Awareness for Glaucoma

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AMSURG partner Leslie Doctor, M.D., Wilton Surgery Center, is raising awareness for glaucoma and its treatment options.Prevent Blindness America has designated January as Glaucoma Awareness Month.YourSightMatters.com is participating in this campaign to raise awareness for glaucoma and is asking readers to participate in a National Glaucoma Survey to learn more about this disease and who it affects.   “Baby boomers and seniors need to know that glaucoma risk increases considerably after the age of 40 and once over 60 years of age you are 6 times more likely to get glaucoma, even without any family or medical history,” Doctor said. “Your risk is further increased 4-9 times if you have any family history of glaucoma.”   Full Story