Photostory #23: Montreal Glaucoma Clinic: Combat Main Cause of Blindness

Chris Lund
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
August 30, 1955
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
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.