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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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Sep 2021
Julie's Story
My children are very aware of my condition and know that they must have regular eye tests, especially the peripheral tests...
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Sep 2021
Navjit Kaur - Volunteer Story
It’s very different to go from reading about the disease in a textbook, to seeing how it changes people’s lives.
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Aug 2021
Glaucoma Australia Research Grant Update 2021
For patients with glaucoma, the ability to detect any changes in their peripheral vision (visual field) is critical to their management...
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Aug 2021
Lynette’s Story
My mum was diagnosed with glaucoma when I was very young, and by the time she was 80 years old, she was legally blind...
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