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Glaucoma Support Group


Let’s show you how, but first let’s start from what this thief looks like…

It has no warning mark, very subtle, it moves steadily and builds itself up at the detriment of everything around it. Silent thief you can say…

On March 8th-14th, 2020, we marked THE WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK to fight the Silent Thief of Sight known as Glaucoma.

Glaucoma is generally known to be a group of diseases that causes damage to the optic nerve, which serves as channel for visual impulses from the eye to the brain causing PROGRESSIVE vision loss and ultimately blindness. It is also known that this damage is very subtle in most cases irreversible.

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness globally and the leading cause of IRREVERSIBLE blindness, accounting for 8% of all blindness, affecting 3 million blind people in the world. The burden caused by this disease is enormous, therefore we at De-Lens Ophthalmics decided to go all out to catch this thief by letting the entire public know about Glaucoma and take early action. Green = Go Get their eyes tested!

We had a lot of enlightening programs, Teachings and Talk Shows on media houses and Free Screenings for Glaucoma, but this was not enough.

Everyone has the need to be heard and supported by someone, therefore we at De-Lens Ophthalmics decided to set up a GLAUCOMA SUPPORT GROUP because one week is just not enough. During the inauguration a patient whose mum and grand mum went blind from Glaucoma shared his story.

Would you like to make a difference today? Do you want to join us in stopping this silent thief of sight? Kindly drop a comment below to indicate interest and we will get back to you or send us an email today:

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