Grand Public Screening Event – Check Your Eyes For Glaucoma

Guyana World Glaucoma Week 2015 – Grand Public Screening Event

This year, in observance of World Glaucoma Week, the Ministry of Health and the Guyana Vision 2020 Committee in collaboration with the Georgetown Public Hospital, EyeCare Guyana, the Guyana Association of Optometrists and Ansa McCal Group of Companies will be hosting a Grand Glaucoma Screening Exercise – Check your eyes for Glaucoma – on Thursday March 12th 2015 at Fogarty’s Ground Floor from 10am to 3pm. Ophthalmoligists, optometrists, nurses and optometry students will be present at a booth to screen all members of the general public for glaucoma. Vision testing, Eye pressure testing and examination of the eye nerve will be done. The Guyana information pamphlet on glaucoma will be distributed also at this location. The exercise is intended to provide an opportunity for members of the public who have never had their eyes checked for glaucoma to enter at their own free will.

Contact: Dr. Shailendra Sugrim
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Fogarty’s Building
Water Street


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