“Through the ORBIS Lens” is a collection of photos showcasing the issues surrounding global eye health. Each week ORBIS will share our best photographs highlighting our efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world.
A local doctor screens a patient after being treated for glaucoma at the Da Nang Eye Hospital in Vietnam.
It is World Glaucoma Week! Glaucoma is a class of eye diseases that gradually cause vision loss without any warning. Did you know as much as 40% of vision can be lost without a person noticing? Early detection through screening is vital to stopping the progress of Glaucoma.
Learn more about World Glaucoma Week: http://bit.ly/WkFol7
Photo: Geoff Oliver Bugbee