National Glaucoma Awareness MonthJanuary is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Right now, over 3 million Americans and more than 60 million people worldwide have glaucoma. However, the number of people impacted by glaucoma is projected to climb to 4.2 million by 2030. The condition is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Since many people don’t realize they are losing their vision, glaucoma is referred to as the "sneak thief of sight."
Help us raise awareness about this epidemic of blindness. It’s vital to also have your eyes checked regularly as you age. It’s possible to lose 40% of vision without you even noticing. Early detection can help you preserve your vision.
Please contact San Diego Center for the Blind if you are struggling with vision loss or blindness. We offer many programs and services that can help.
“January is Glaucoma Awareness Month”