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Glaucoma / New Drug Treatment #259770

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 28, 1978
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(Studio) Often unpleasant side effects of drugs used to treat glaucoma noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Glaucoma patient Judy SCHWEID- was scared at first; didn't know what effect disease would have on her.] Details about glaucoma given. Announcement in New York City that FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved new glaucoma treatment drug reported; description of drug given. Has been in use in Europe for several years [New York Med. College spokesperson Dr. Miles GALIN - outlines advantages of drug.] [SCHWEID-says treatment has been wonderful.]
REPORTER: Charles Crawford

Crawford, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter

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