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Glaucoma remains the leading cause of irreversible blindness all over the world and may be symptomless until vision is loss.


Although, Glaucoma has no cure, however it can be successfully managed.
You are at Risk of Glaucoma:
👉🏽 If you are over age 40
👉🏽 Have family members with glaucoma
👉🏽Have high intraocular (eye) pressure
👉🏽 If you are farsighted or nearsighted
👉🏽 Have had an eye injury or eye surgery
👉🏽 Use long-term steroids medications
👉🏽Have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, sickle cell anaemia, poor blood circulation or other health problems affecting the whole body
As Lagos joins the rest of the world to commemorate Year 2022 World Glaucoma Week (6th – 12th March, 2022), themed: “The World is Bright, Save Your Sight”, we urge you to:
👉🏽 See your ophthalmologist regularly for eye exams.
👉🏽Eat well to see well.
👉🏽 Protect your eyes from injury.
👉🏽Protect your eyes from sunlight.
…Save your sight from Glaucoma, check your eyes once a year!

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