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Glaucathon walk for awareness of Glaucoma held

AMBALA: The LJ Eye Institute, Ambala on Friday held a walk called ‘Glaucathon – A Walk Against Glaucoma’ for the awareness on Glaucoma in Ambala City on Friday within the morning.

The walkathon began from the LJ Eye Institute to Iffco Chowk and again to the institute.

Renowned senior physician Dr VK Gupta flagged off the walkathon, Dr Vikas Mittal, clinical director, L J Eye Institute, Dr Rajiv Gupta, eminent radiologist in conjunction with Dr Urvish Vashisth, Dr Ruchi Mittal and Dr Purvasha Narang amongst other senior surgeon and eye experts who walked for the awareness initiative.

The marathon began from LJ Eye Institute to Inko Chowk and ended again to LJ Eye Institute.

Dr Vikas Mittal, said, “Glaucoma is without doubt one of the main causes of blindness international, this can be a illness that damages the optic nerve. Although there is no remedy for glaucoma, however early detection and remedy can arrange the situation and save you imaginative and prescient loss. Through Glaucathon we attempt to create awareness in society about glaucoma and its remedy.”

On this instance of World Glaucoma Week, L J Eye Institute presented unfastened Glaucoma screening program and carried out a affected person education program on Glaucoma, which was mentored by way of the Civil Surgeon Ambala, Dr S L Verma.

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