GLAU­COMA:

Havelock North Village Press - - Front Page -

Is the lead­ing cause of pre­ventable blindness in NZ.

Af­fects 2 per cent of the pop­u­la­tion over 40.

Af­fects one out of ev­ery 10 adults over 70.

Is known as the ‘silent thief of sight’.

With proper care less than 2 per cent of patients with glau­coma will go blind.

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