HMC’s Ophthalmology Department promotes early diagnosis of glaucoma

HMC’s Ophthalmology Department promotes early diagnosis of glaucoma

During this year’s World Glaucoma Week (WGW) awareness campaign, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is encouraging the general public, especially those most at risk of developing glaucoma, to go for screening in order to diagnose the disease early and prevent irreversible complications.

HMC advises regular eye examinations for early diagnosis of glaucoma

HMC advises regular eye examinations for early diagnosis of glaucoma

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is recommending regular eye check-ups for people who are at high risk of developing glaucoma, an eye disease that usually has no obvious symptoms but can lead to blindness.

Diabetes induced vision loss rampant in Qatar

Diabetes induced vision loss rampant in Qatar

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common eye diseases in Qatar, accounting for around 25% of the total number of patients treated by Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC), ophthalmology departments, according to an ophthalmology specialist.

HMC announces early detection initiative of Glaucoma

HMC announces early detection initiative of Glaucoma

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) announced an initiative to provide free screening for glaucoma, as part of the celebration of World Glaucoma Week from 11 to 17 March.

HMC specialist urges regular eye examinations to avoid vision loss

HMC specialist urges regular eye examinations to avoid vision loss

A Glaucoma Specialist at HMC's Ophthalmology Department has urged residents to undergo regular eye examinations to prevent vision loss and other eye-related complications.

Zimbabwe protest leader remanded in custody

Zimbabwe protest leader remanded in custody

Zimbabwean protest leader Evan Mawarire was remanded in custody by a court in Harare on Friday after police arrested him on charges of subverting the government and inciting public violence.

Sri Lankan cultural army troupe to perform Friday at Katara

Sri Lankan cultural army troupe to perform Friday at Katara

To further boost cultural co-operation with all cultures, Katara – the Cultural Village will host the Sri Lankan cultural army troupe’s performance on Friday evening at the Drama Theatre.

Sick leave entitlement

Sick leave entitlement

A worker is entitled for full wage for the first two weeks of his sick leave and half of his wage for other four weeks