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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 59-66

Should glaucoma be publicly funded in arguments for funding glaucoma treatment?


Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, PMB 117, Abuja, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abdulkabir A Ayanniyi
Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, PMB 117, Abuja
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/njo.njo_4_17

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Glaucoma adversely affects the visual function, impacting negatively on the individual with glaucoma (IWG)’s flourishing life. This work argues for the public funding of glaucoma. The arguments consider the plausible glaucoma’s harm to the IWG through impaired visual function, especially its adverse effects on their daily activities, health, education, work, economy and overall harm to Nigerian nation.


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