-- Glaucoma is a degenerative eye condition that affects more than 3 million Americans, according to the National Eye Health Education Program. Early diagnosis is the key to preventing permanent blindness.
Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News chief health and medical editor, hosted a glaucoma awareness tweet chat earlier this week. Co-sponsored by the NEHEP, the chat offered plenty of information and support for anyone living with – or worried about – glaucoma.
If you didn’t get a chance to tweet in, check out Besser's topic summary tweets below!