Glaucoma is the biggest cause of blindness in New Zealand, affecting about 68,000 people. Sadly, one in two victims don't know they are being robbed.
In a first research of its kind, Liverpool researchers have found that Compliance levels of glaucoma treatments may be affected by religious beliefs. They came to the decision after analysing 350 surveys completed by members of the world's seven major faiths: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Bahai and Buddhism. This is believed to be the first study of its kind.