World Glaucoma Week observed at PESIMSR
Glaucoma is considered to be a leading cause of blindness in the elderly. Early detection can prevent additional vision loss. A rally to mark the World Glaucoma Week saw active participation of undergraduate medical students in a rally from CI office to UHTC in Kuppam. Dr Gupta, Professor in department of ophthalmology, addressed the public and explained the precautions and simple steps to be taken which can make a difference. Screening for glaucoma and other eye complaints was carried out by post graduate students of ophthalmology.