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Richard K. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., left, and Richard K. Parrish, II, M.D.

First Study on Haitian-American Glaucoma Rates Stresses Need for More Awareness and Screening

January 20, 2015

Physicians at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and medical students at the Miller School of Medicine have been the first to publish data on the prevalence of glaucoma in the Haitian-American population. Their findings, based on data from 750 participants, show that nearly 26 percent of Haitian-Americans have signs and symptoms for various stages of glaucoma..

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