The originator of Glaucoma Week sees Antigua as global model

ST JOHN’S, Antigua- The founder of World Glaucoma Week, who is vacationing in Antigua, is recommending that this country become a model for eradication of the disease.

 Dr Robert Ritch made the recommendation this morning on Observer AM.

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 Dr Ritch is also highlighting the efforts of Dr Jilia Bird.

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 Founder of World Glaucoma Day Dr Robert Ritch….

 The woman he was talking about arguably spearheads the fight against glaucoma in Antigua and Barbuda. She says she could do nothing less than she has in her chosen field.

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 Optometrist Dr Jillia Bird….

She says Dr Ritch’s assessment of Antigua and Barbuda as epicenter of the fight is quite accurate.

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