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Knowledge about glaucoma among patients attending the outpatient department of the department of ophthalmology of a tertiary care hospital
International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. It is a noncommunicable chronic eye disease which needs lifelong care and treatment. Optic nerve damage is progressive and the disease mostly remains asymptomatic which makes it a public health challenge. Raising public awareness and knowledge about glaucoma is a key factor in early detection and management. The aim of the study was to assess knowledge about glaucoma among patients attending the eye outpatient departmentdoi:10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20221585 fatcat:mpayovyijnhlxgqmd22o2vrmuu