CarePoint Health Offers Complimentary Glaucoma Screenings in Recognition of National Glaucoma Awareness Month

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As glaucoma goes undetected in many cases, it is extremely crucial for everyone to receive an annual comprehensive dilated eye exam to prevent the onset of irreversible damage caused by glaucoma.

CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center in coordination with the NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, is pleased to offer complimentary glaucoma screenings in recognition of National Glaucoma Awareness Month. According to the Prevent Blindness Foundation, Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and affects over 2.7 million Americans over the age of 40. As glaucoma goes undetected in many cases, it is extremely crucial for everyone to receive an annual comprehensive dilated eye exam to prevent the onset of irreversible damage caused by glaucoma. The screenings will be held at Hoboken University Medical Center on January 14, 2014 at 10am and at Christ Hospital on January 22, 2014 at 10am. To schedule your complimentary screening, please call 201-418-2335.

About CarePoint Health:
CarePoint Health is bringing quality, patient-focused healthcare to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals — Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center — CarePoint Health is a new approach to delivering healthcare that puts the patient front and center. With a focus on preventive medicine, disease management and healthcare education, CarePoint Health provides patients with 360 degrees of coordinated care, delivered by the area’s best and most dedicated doctors, nurses, hospitals and medical staff.

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Erica Milstein
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