To commemorate this year’s World Glaucoma Week, the Guinness Eye Centre, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, is offering free glaucoma screening for Nigerians. The screening holds March 12-18, 2017 from 9am to 3pm daily.
A statement by the Head, Corporate Services Division, Mr. Kelechi Otuneme, said the programme is part of LUTH’s Corporate Social Responsibility, geared towards helping to raise awareness for glaucoma which is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.
“The free exercise as early detection is one of the preventive measures to prevent blindness from the disease. There will also be a public lecture on Thursday, 16th March, 2017 by 9am at the Sickle Cell Centre, opposite LUTH, “he stated.
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