BFM Podcast

Advances in Glaucoma Treatment To Prevent Blindness

Tan KW
Publish date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023, 05:30 PM
Advances in Glaucoma Treatment To Prevent Blindness

23-Mar-23 16:00

Dr Puspha Raman, Committee Member, Malaysian Glaucoma Society

Worldwide, 78 million people have glaucoma, which is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness around the world. However, it is also a preventable cause of blindness, as early diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma can prevent needless loss of vision. How do we prevent blindness from glaucoma, especially when it is a silent disease and many people are unaware that they have it? We find out from Dr Puspha Raman, a Consultant Ophthalmologist & Eye Surgeon, as well as a Committee Member of the Malaysian Glaucoma Society.

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