What is glaucoma and how prevalent is it?

What is glaucoma and how prevalent is it?

In this video, Dr. Suneeta Dubey, Head of Glaucoma Services, Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, New Delhi, will explain about glaucoma and its incidence. Glaucoma is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive retinal ganglion nerve cells and visual function. India accounts for almost one fifth of total global burden and the incidence is 12 million.

Dr. Suneeta Dubey

Dr. Suneeta is a consultant – Anterior Segment and Glaucoma specialist. She ranked the first position in MS (Ophthalmology) from Indore Medical College and have performed several thousand skilled microsurgeries of the eye in cataract and glaucoma. She completed her observership in General Ophthalmology at St. Francis Hospital, New York, and Fellowship in Glaucoma at Willis Eye Hospital, Philadelphia. She received training in Paediatric Glaucoma by Dr. Gordon Douglas from British Colombia University, Vancouver, Canada through ORBIS International.

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