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Click here to manage your alerts. A note from the editor: One of my objectives in taking on the role of Glaucoma Section Editor for OSN was to increase awareness of some of the vexing issues pertaining to international ophthalmology in general and, more specifically, blindness from glaucoma in developing countries. Thomas W. Congdon When we think of blindness prevention in an international context, there is often a tendency to focus on cataract surgery.
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