The Institut de la Màcula is joining World Glaucoma Week, which will be held from 8-14 March to coincide with World Glaucoma Day on 12 March.
What is World Glaucoma Week?
World Glaucoma Week (8-15 March 2015) is an initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the World Glaucoma Patients Association (WGPA) to raise public awareness about the disease and promote initiatives for its early diagnosis, given that over half of sufferers are unaware of it.
Most of the population do not know the consequences that glaucoma may cause and are unaware that early detection could reduce the impact of the pathology.
Activities at the Institut to mark World Glaucoma Week
Consequently, the Institut de la Màcula plans to join the initiative of World Glaucoma Week by organising…