“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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