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Past Events

 Queensland Eye Institute (QEI)

Queensland Eye Institute Foundation invites you to a free Glaucoma Day seminar and morning tea, to help increase awareness during World Glaucoma Week (8-14 March)

Discussions will focus on learning about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options of glaucoma, including products and services for those with vision impairment.

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: Queensland Eye Institute on Level 2, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane 4101.

Parking: There are major public car parks located in the South Bank precinct, within walking distance.

Hear from leading Queensland glaucoma specialists, researchers, scientists, and health specialists all discussing the future and treatments.

RSVP:  Monday 2 March 2020



9:00 - 9:30am – Arrival

At 9:30am

Welcome by QEIF CEO, Professor Mark Radford

Presentation by QEI Surgeon and Director of Education, Dr Brendan Cronin

Presentation by Glaucoma Australia CEO, Annie Gibbins

10:30am – Morning tea

From 10:50am

Presentation by lead researcher and the head of QIMR Berghofer’s Statistical Genetics Group, Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor

Presentation by Melissa Eckersley, Mother of QEI glaucoma patient, Oscar Eckersley

Presentation by Quantum’s State Manager, Peter Cracknell


12:00pm – Closing


For information on glaucoma contact Glaucoma Australia Freecall 1800 500 880 or email

Providing education, information and mutual support for glaucoma sufferers and their families and friends.