Photostory #23: Montreal Glaucoma Clinic: Combat Main Cause of Blindness
National Film Board of Canada
August 30, 1955
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
On ophthalmologist's advice, patient is sent to clinic where Dr. Viger examines eyes for signs of abnormal pressure. Eye specialists are suspicious of glaucoma when patient complains of blurred or "smoky" vision in the morning, halos or rainbows around lights, or eye pain after movies or strong emotions.