Baltimore Region Community ProgramsTitle: University of Maryland Eye Associates: Student Sight Savers Project (SSSP)
Description: Raising awareness and providing free screenings for glaucoma in Baltimore, Maryland. The Student Sight Savers Project (SSSP) is a program that enhances community education and involvement in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Glaucoma screenings are performed by 83 medical students from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and are conducted within the city of Baltimore and surrounding counties. In addition to benefiting the community, the SSSP facilitates understanding and exposure of medical students to glaucoma and the field of ophthalmology.
Community Served: Citywide
Services Provided: Screenings/Referral
Services Provided Other: Glaucoma screening
Client type: Teenagers,Adults,Elderly
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Program Timeframe: Continuous