Bangalore: To increase awareness among the public about Glaucoma, Bangalore Ophthalmic Society and Glaucoma Society of India jointly organized. Walk forGlaucoma, a walkathon from Freedom Park to Gandhi statue at M G Road here today.Glaucoma is the third leading cause of blindness in India. 12 million people are affected accounting for 12.8 per cent of the country`s blindness. This is expected to grow to16 million by 2020, eye specialists said.Flagging off the walkathon, City Police Commissioner Jyoti Prakash Mirji, said Glaucoma is a silent thief of sight. Glaucoma Week is to increase awareness about thedisease so that we can fight against glaucoma and do not let it darken your life".Cine artist Shivarajkumar said Glaucoma, a silent killer of sight, has no warning symptoms.
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