NEI Glaucoma Quiz – save sight


All around the world about 6.5 crores people are struggling against Glaucoma, among which 1.5 crores are in India. If talk about the Glaucoma Society of India survey, the 12 percent of people becoming blind are because off Glaucoma out of total blinds. Are you one of them? If you are, do you know how to reduce your risk of blindness? Take this NEI Glaucoma Quiz.

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause progressive damage of the optic nerve at the point where it leaves the eye to carry visual information to the brain.If left untreated, most types of glaucoma progress (without warning nor obvious symptoms to the patient) towards gradually worsening visual damage and may lead to blindness. Once incurred, visual damage is mostly irreversible, and this has led to glaucoma being described as the “silent blinding disease” or the “sneak thief of sight”. Through this NEI Glaucoma Quiz you can evaluate your knowledge about Glaucoma.

NEI Glaucoma Quiz

Glaucoma makes the eyes permanently blind. Like other few diseases Glaucoma is also detected at final stage by which nothing remains in our hand. The only way to protect us from this is to detect this disease as soon as possible, mostly it occurs or more harmful for the people above 40 age.

In this NEI Glaucoma Quiz you have to answer few questions such as what damages the optic nerve? What are the symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma? Which groups of people are at more risk of developing open-angle glaucoma? How is glaucoma detected? and many more. To determine how high your Eye-Q is, take this quiz, if you missed some, review the answers so you can share your knowledge with your family and friends. Save eyes save sight. Share and spread awareness about Glaucoma among your friends, family.

This NEI Glaucoma Quiz prepared by National Eye Institute.

NEI Glaucoma Quiz

NEI Glaucoma Quiz

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