To conduct free eye checkups for glaucoma to all poor patients
Hyderabad, March 11, 2019: Hyderabad-based Maxi Vision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals unveiled an awareness campaign on glaucoma in all its branches in Hyderabad, Vijayawada, and Visakhapatnam on the occasion of glaucoma week which is observed from 10th – 16th March every year across the globe.
Speaking on the occasion Dr.Prarthana Reddy – Sr.Surgeon Glaucoma , Maxi Vision Super Specialty Eye Hospital said Glaucoma is a complex disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. It is also called a silent killer because it does not show any symptoms. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness according to the World Health Organization. It is one of the major problems in adults. Rural areas people are more prone to glaucoma due to lack of awareness.
Elaborating more Mr.Sudheer –COO, Maxi Vision Super Specialty Eye Hospital In India, glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness with at least 12 million people affected and nearly 1.2 million people blind from the disease. More than 90 percent of cases of glaucoma remain undiagnosed in the community. To create mass awareness on the silent killers Maxivision unveiled an awareness campaign on glaucoma.MaxiVision observes glaucoma week from the 10-16th March and offers free glaucoma checkups to the poor patients. Free Eye Checkups to poor patients are conducted from 10.30am till 4 pm in all the branches in Hyderabad, Vizag, and Vijayawada, to mark the occasion.
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