World Glaucoma Week 2010: Setting Your Sights on Raising Awareness

World Glaucoma Week 2010: Setting Your Sights on Raising Awareness

– Independent Global Survey Illustrates Low Awareness of Glaucoma and Eye Health –

The world is coming together on March 12 to reinforce awareness and understanding about the importance of early detection of glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness, and the Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness is supporting this initiative.

Led by the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and World Glaucoma Patient Association (WGPA), World Glaucoma Day is a unique initiative ...

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“Glaucoma Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania

A RESOLUTION

Designating the month of January 2006 as “Glaucoma Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania

WHEREAS, Glaucoma is a leading cause of both preventable and irreversible blindness in the United States, with more than three million people suffering from the disease with less than half of them diagnosed; and

WHEREAS, Glaucoma is actually a group of diseases that usually affects the middle-aged and elderly, but is also a congenital and juvenile condition; and

WHEREAS, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Eye Doctors across the nation ...

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