January 2023: Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. According to a survey by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, nearly half (49%) of Canadians are unaware of this eye disease, hence the importance of educating the population about it.
Bellevue Ophthalmology Clinic: First Technology Demonstration Centre for Johnson & Johnson in Canada
The Bellevue Clinic had a partnership with AMO, acquired by Johnson & Johnson, for more than 10 years.
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Macular degeneration is usually linked to aging, hence its name, AMD (age-related macular degeneration). It is also one of the leading causes of visual impairment in people 65 years and older.
The Evolution of Cataract Surgery
Cataract surgery is currently one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the world. It’s also one of the oldest kinds of surgery in the medical field.
Glaucoma: the Underhand Disease
Glaucoma has been a leading cause of blindness worldwide for many years. This ocular disease is said to be underhand since it shows no symptoms until the advanced stage of glaucoma, no pain or loss of sight.
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