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Oct 2021
Putting the Spotlight on Childhood Glaucoma
Living with childhood glaucoma can be challenging, but there is little research out there that tells us about how the condition may impact on someone’s life...
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Oct 2021
Margaret's Story
In October, 1999, when I visited an optician he recommended for me to go to a specialist. He said that I had glaucoma and would need treatment and daily use of eye drops...
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Oct 2021
Helen's Story
I was first diagnosed when I had cataracts removed (both eyes) in 2000. I had an allergic reaction to the drops prescribed by my ophthalmologist...
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Professor Ewa Goldys
Oct 2021
Glaucoma Australia to Fund Promising New Imaging Technology
To commemorate World Sight Day, Glaucoma Australia congratulates the 2021 ‘Quinlivan’ Research Grant recipient Professor Ewa Goldys who has developed a novel imaging technology for the early detection and monitoring of glaucoma.
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Oct 2021
Half a Million Missed Eye Tests Put Australians’ Sight at Risk
Analysis of the latest Medicare data shows the COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on eye health care...
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Oct 2021
PharmaPrograms Glaucoma Patient Support Initiative
Pharmacists play a key role in supporting glaucoma patients. PharmaPrograms is an Australian organisation that prides itself on advancing pharmacy practice , by facilitating innovative professional service programs for pharmacies...
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Sep 2021
How to be Your Own Advocate: Building Your Health Care Support Team
Glaucoma is a lifelong condition, you need to ensure you’re comfortable with everyone in your support network and feel confident about the decisions made regarding your eye health...
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Woman putting eye drops into her eyes.
Sep 2021
Improving Adherence to Topical Medication in Patients with Glaucoma
Using topical treatments is a long-term commitment for patients with glaucoma who need to decrease their eye pressure. When it comes to glaucoma treatments, it can sometimes be harder for patients to see the benefit immediately...
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Sep 2021
Explaining Genetics of Eye Diseases Using Eye Colour
Over the last 30 years, the number of papers published annually that pertain to glaucoma genetics has risen greatly. This explosion of our understanding of genes involved in glaucoma has implications for people with glaucoma and their families...
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