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Jul 2021
New Test 15 x Better for High Risk Glaucoma Detection
A new genetic test, performed on a blood or saliva sample, has the ability to identify 15 times more people at high risk of glaucoma than an existing genetic test...
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Jun 2021
Fixed Dose Combination Eye Drops for Glaucoma Treatment
While it is incurable, glaucoma is eminently treatable. Its progressive damage to the vision can be slowed to a crawl or stopped altogether by adequate treatment...
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Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia Quinlivan Grant Update
The TArgeting Metabolic INsufficiency in Glaucoma with nicotinamide (TAMING) trial is a world-first randomised-controlled clinical trial to be conducted in partnership with Glaucoma Australia and the Centre for Eye Research Australia...
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Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia President A/Prof Simon Skalicky Steps Down
Associate Professor Simon Skalicky has stepped down from his role as President of Glaucoma Australia after a seven year association with the not-for-profit organisation...
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Jun 2021
Vivian’s Story
I was diagnosed with glaucoma in my left eye in 1994, shortly after I had arrived in Australia from South Africa...
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New President Maree O'Brien
Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia Thanks Outgoing President A/Prof Simon Skalicky
Glaucoma Australia has appointed Ms Maree O’Brien as its new president who will replace the outgoing Associate Professor Simon Skalicky who has served the charity organisation for the past seven years...
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Jun 2021
Brian’s Story
My grandmother lived the last years of her life blind, and my doctor said it was probably glaucoma, as it was not known at that time...
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Jun 2021
2021 'Quinlivan’ Research Grant Applications Open
Applications for the annual Glaucoma Australia ‘Quinlivan’ Research Grants are now open
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Jun 2021
Caffeine and Increased Risk of Eye Disease
Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma more than three-fold for those with a genetic predisposition to higher eye pressure according to an international, multi-center study...
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