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May 2021
Anita Su - Volunteer Story
I love that through a simple phone call, I can share knowledge and support patients so they can be more informed about glaucoma...
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Apr 2021
Eleasha Figredo - Volunteer Story
As a clinical educator at Glaucoma Australia, Eleasha Figredo works closely with patients to support them throughout their journey, reassuring them along the way...
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Apr 2021
Managing the Risks: Molteno3
The Molteno is a device that has saved the sight of thousands of patients worldwide who have severe or complex glaucoma by lowering intraocular pressure over the long-term...
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Apr 2021
Anti-Fibrotic Therapies Possible for Glaucoma
Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK are paving the way for promising new anti-fibrotic therapies to be developed for the treatment of open angle glaucoma...
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Apr 2021
Jeffrey’s Story
There is a strong history of glaucoma in my family, my paternal grandfather had glaucoma, my mother had glaucoma, and both had very poor vision when they passed...
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Apr 2021
Latanoprost – A Lasting Glaucoma Breakthrough
The quest for a ‘Holy Grail’ treatment has always boiled down to three factors: universal effectiveness, reduced side effects and compliance...
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Apr 2021
How to Support a Loved One Living With Glaucoma
In this article Glaucoma Australia's clinical volunteer, Tessa Gatt-Rutter shares 3 simple ways you can support your loved one as they progress through their glaucoma journey...
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Mar 2021
Michelle's Story
"...I am so thankful to all the wonderful medical staff that work so hard for their patients...and to the generosity of family members who help facilitate organ donation, so that people like myself can receive the gift of sight..."
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Mar 2021
My Copenhagen story: indeed, ‘The world is bright, save your sight’!
'...previously I had not felt any pain to alert me that my eyesight was under serious threat. This is why eye specialists call glaucoma the “silent thief of sight”.'
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