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7 - 13 March World Glaucoma Week 2021

Having an eye test today may save your sight for tomorrow!


World Glaucoma Week is a global initiative to raise awareness of glaucoma. We want people to protect their sight with regular eye exams and continue to see the world around them: full of beauty, wonder and adventure. 

 
We want anyone with glaucoma to also get their relatives involved, as the chances of them getting glaucoma are 10 times higher than someone with no history of glaucoma in their family background. World Glaucoma Week is a great opportunity to raise awareness and start having a conversation about regular eye checks with friends and family.

 

Did you know?

  • Most people with glaucoma are not aware of it: most glaucoma patients have zero symptoms.
  • Catch the disease early, and you have a great chance of preserving your vision for the years to come.
  • Glaucoma NZ ensures support for those living with glaucoma is accessible whenever and wherever they may need it.
  • Glaucoma NZ also promotes eye health and advocate for regular eye examinations to prevent blindness from glaucoma.
 
Glaucoma New Zealand needs your support to continue raising awareness of the disease, supporting people with glaucoma and educating eye health professionals - Please support us to prevent blindness from glaucoma and donate today > click here

 


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