World Glaucoma Week – Chat Highlights March 4, 2015

World Glaucoma Week

Chat Highlights – March 4, 2015 Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird

Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher

 

Moderator:  Our guest speaker for tonight is Dr. Jillia Bird, current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.  Dr. Bird is an optometrist from Antigua.   Welcome back, Dr. Bird, to our chat!

P:   When is World Glaucoma Week this year?

Dr. Bird:   World Glaucoma Week (WGW) starts this Sunday, March 8thand runs through Saturday, March 14th.

P:   What is the theme of the ...

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World Glaucoma Week – Glaucoma around the World Chat Highlights – March 5, 2014

World Glaucoma Week – Glaucoma around the World Chat

Highlights – March 5, 2014
Guest Speaker – Dr. Jillia Bird
Lorraine Miller – Editor, Chat Topic Researcher  

Moderator:  Our guest expert for tonight is Dr. Jillia Bird, current President of the World Glaucoma Patient Association.  Dr. Bird is an optometrist from Antigua.   Besides being named the International Optometrist of the Year in 2013, Dr. Bird was also named the 2013 Alumna of the Year at State University of New York.  In ...

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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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