Get your eyes checked! African-Americans at greater risk for glaucoma
Many people go to the eye doctor when they don't see well or need new prescriptions.
But now there is a warning from a team at the Cincinnati Eye Institute about a common risk for an eye problem that you might not know about.
Meet Randolph Smith. He was a healthy taekwondo instructor.
“I was a guy who constantly worked out, I work out every day,” said Smith.
But then a routine eye exam changed everything for Smith. His doctor told him he needed to see a specialist.
“And he asked me, can you go today?” said Smith.
Smith had an eye disease slowly taking over his sight.
Dr. Fred Chu diagnosed him with glaucoma.
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