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What is the current status of glaucoma today in third world?

What is the current status of glaucoma today in  third world?

Research: Looking for more cost-effective ways to screen for the asymptomatic disease and looking for better surgical treatments that don't have as many complications or require as much followup. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known ...Read more


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Are lobotomies performed in third-world countries?

Are lobotomies performed in third-world countries?

NO: There so many meds available now that lobotomies are rarely done.Also a lot of third world countries do not have neurosurgery services available. ...Read more

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You believe telemedicine is going to resolve the problems in third world?

You believe telemedicine is going to resolve the problems in third world?

Partially: Telemedicine is likely to allow medical specialists to help people in remote locations. I am of the opinon that telemedicine is unlikely to deliver much routine or basic care. Other technologies can help with basic health care by allowing people access to medical information (such as healthtap) and connecting people with health concerns to the medical providers. ...Read more

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Why can't united states provide free and quality health care to all when third world countries can?

Why can't united states provide free and quality health care to all when third world countries can?

They don't either: Health care avaialabilty and cost to individuals vary the world around. Many developing countries provide subsidized health care for their citizens. Many also depend upon the generosity of other govermnments or ngo's for funding. The quality and availabltiy of healthcare varies tremedously country to country. Citizens in the usa who want subsidized health care need to work with their governement. ...Read more

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Hi, Does HeathTap have any services for people from third world countries? What I mean is a discount in the prices? Thanks

I Dont Know: You are on the free sight where can ask questions for free. You need to ask the owners because the doctors on here are unable to make that decision. ...Read more

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Is rabies more prevalent in third world countries?

Is rabies more prevalent in third world countries?

YES: These countries may have less access to the vaccine, and fewer pets are vaccinated against it. ...Read more

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How do children contract HIV and what is being done in third world countries?

How do children contract HIV and what is being done in third world countries?

Childhood HIV: Most through childbirth or breast feeding from an infected mother. Sexual abuse is certainly involved in some. Blood transfusion may account for some. In third world countries there are intensive efforts to prevent and treat while educating the population. See who web site for hiv/aids. ...Read more

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Is female genital mutilation common in third world countries?

Is female genital mutilation common in third world countries?

It still occurs: According to the world health organization (2013), 140 million females have received female genital circumcisions. ...Read more

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