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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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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
Diabetes Medications Linked to Glaucoma Prevention
A popular class of diabetes medications called GLP-1R agonists (Trulicity and Rybelsus) may also protect against glaucoma in diabetic patients, according to a new study...
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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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Sep 2021
Faye’s Story
I continue to have 6 monthly checks, and so far am not too impacted with vision problems. My family are aware of the hereditary “trait”...
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Sep 2021
RANZCO Endorses Postponement of Elective Surgery
RANZCO has joined other specialist medical colleges across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia in welcoming the temporary postponement of all non-urgent elective surgery...
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