Regular Eye Examination Must For Early Detection Of Glaucoma

Regular Eye Examination Must For Early Detection Of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is considered the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, next to cataracts. Though there’s no cure for glaucoma, vision loss and blindness caused due to it can be prevented if the condition is diagnosed and treated early. Eyesight is something that we often take for granted. Thus on the occasion of World Glaucoma Week, starting March 11-17, Sharp Sight (Group of Eye Hospitals) is conducting glaucoma screenings at discounted prices. The intention is to educate people about the importance of regular eye health checks to detect glaucoma at an…

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Glaucoma Can Be Controlled With Timely Treatment

When Sujata (38) was told that she is a suspicious case of glaucoma, a “silent thief of eyesight”, she couldn’t believe her ears. Tears trickled down her eyes with the scary thought of going blind in her old age. But, after her ophthalmologist informed her that with regular eye examinations and timely treatment she can definitely lead a normal life, she took a sigh of relief. Glaucoma causes vision loss either when it’s diagnosed a bit late; probably at the stage when already some vision loss has happened or if…

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Safe And Painless Laser Treatment Now Available To Treat Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world. If timely detected and treated, Glaucoma can be well controlled without causing any vision loss in the later years of life. There are a multiple types of glaucoma, with Open-angle glaucoma being the most common form. ‚Ä®Here are some important glaucoma facts: 1. Who is at risk? Anyone can develop glaucoma but some people are at greater risk. They should therefore see their ophthalmologist on a regular basis, specifically for glaucoma testing. Read Also :¬†Premature Babies Risk Going Blind…

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