Tag: eye


Jamaica And Cuba Extend Eye Care Partnership

Jamaica’s Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon Christopher Tufton, and Cuba’s Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Inés Fors Fernández, recently signed an agreement to extend technical cooperation agreement between both countries. The bilateral agreement, first signed in 2009, provided for the establishment of an Ophthalmology Centre to treat Jamaican and other Caribbean nationals with eye conditions and for implementation of […]


Glaucoma: Know The Facts!

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and even blindness. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the 2nd leading cause of blindness worldwide. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form, results in increased eye pressure. There are often no early symptoms, which is why 50% of people with […]