World Glaucoma Week

World Glaucoma Week

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness, but with early treatment damage may be greatly reduced and sight may be saved.

The World Glaucoma Association use this awareness week to promote regular testing and get family members of glaucoma patients involved (their risk of getting glaucoma are 10 times higher than someone with no glaucoma history in their close family).

Read more: https://www.worldglaucomaweek.org/

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” WHO 1948