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Glaucoma Camp Held

by Medindia Content Team on  June 4, 2006 at 4:51 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Glaucoma Camp Held
Madurai, June 4. A free glaucoma medical camp was organized by the Aravind Eye Hospital here today to mark the International Glaucoma Week.
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According to a press release from the hospital, glaucoma would affect people above 40. There was a possibility of diabetic, blood pressure and myopia patients contracting this disease.

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There would not be any symptoms for the patients affected by this disease and complete vision can be protected only if a treatment was taken at the beginning of the disease.

Those who lose vision due to this disease cannot regain it, the release added.

(Source:PTI News)
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