Society of African Journal Editors

Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology

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

Authors: Abdulkabir A Ayanniyi

Journal: Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology

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.