Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium

8th World Glaucoma Congress - 27 March 2019


You and your family are invited to attend the Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium at the 8th World Glaucoma Congress in Melbourne, Australia.


Save the Date: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Location:  Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

Cost: FREE

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Glaucoma Risk Screening Clinic (Ground Floor Foyer)

Family members are encouraged to attend a free glaucoma risk screening clinic utilising the latest mobile detection technologies. Participants will visit the following four stations:

  • Risk Calculator
  • Intraocular Pressure
  • Fundus Photograph
  • Visual Field Test

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium (Room 203/204)

Delegates will hear from some of Australia’s leading glaucoma specialists  as well as strategies for improved quality of life:

  • Opening address - Clin Prof Ivan Goldberg AM
  • Lab based research - Clin A/Prof Paul Healey
  • Clinical advances - Dr Simon Skalicky
  • What having glaucoma means - A Patient Perspective
  • Glaucoma Australia patient support - Mrs Annie Gibbins, CEO Glaucoma Australia
  • Apps and aids to assist patients - Grant Wilson, Vision Australia
  • Closing address - Mr Ron Spithill OAM, President Glaucoma Australia


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