Gurugram Glaucoma walk
Gurugram glaucoma walk
400 number of people participated in “Glaucoma Awareness Walk” on 17th march Sunday morning at 7 am . The Haryana Ophthalmology Society and IMA gurugramalong with lion club city gurugram celebrated World Glaucoma Week . This week is celebrated as world glaucoma week all over the world. The chief guest were Mr. Umesh Agarwal MLA, Gurugram. The guest of honor Mr. Om Wadhana President lions club gurugram and Mrs. Seema Pahuja Councillor MCG Gurugram.
As a part of awareness campaign Haryana ophthalmology society along with IMA gurugram on Sunday morning 7am started their walk from sector 4 Rahagiri (INOX mall) gurugram and ended at community center at sector 4. This was a 2 km walk in which there were 200 opthalmologicaldoctors and a large gathering of civil people participated in this awareness walk along with MLA gurugram.
In this awareness program there was a glaucoma jingle by Dr. Kapil Midha and his group. A kirtan by guaranga institute of vedic education was also held there to aware the people about the deadly disease glaucoma. This disease causes a patient to become blind.by this disease the pressure in the eye becomes higher which makes optic nerve to get damaged, by which the patient is not able to see anything. In india more than 5 cr. people got blind by this disease. The main symptoms of this disease are pain, head ache and changing frequently the number of the eye glass. This disease is mostly seen in the patients having high blood pressure, thyroid and much more. People must get the best advice and the best treatment in the hospitals rather going to an optician.
MORAL: LETS UNITE AND CURSE GLAUCOMA
Orginiser were: Dr. Inder Mohan Rustagi President Gurugram Opthalmological and General Secretary Haryana Opthalmological Society.