Tag: Latin America

Latin America Guide to Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the third leading cause of blindness in the world, after cataract, and it causes irreversible vision loss, in contrast to cataract which is reversible. The most frequent variants of the disease are open angle and angle-closure glaucoma, with open angle glaucoma being the most common in Latin America. The risk of blindness depends…

The Role of an Ophthalmic Nurses Association

Around the world, outside of work hours, ophthalmic nurses unite under their common passion to support those with vision impairment within their community. This passion has fuelled nurses from as far as Cameroon to Canada to develop their own Ophthalmic Nursing Communities. While some may not be as formally recognised as others – they are…