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Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia TARRGET Report 2021
The Targeting At Risk Relatives of Glaucoma patients for Early diagnosis and Treatment (TARRGET) study is a partnership project between Glaucoma Australia, ANZRAG based at Flinders University and the Lions Eye Institute.
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Jun 2021
A day in the life of an Orthoptist Educator – Through my eyes
As a Senior Patient Educator at Glaucoma Australia, the purpose of my role is to provide education and support to our community affected by glaucoma.
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Jun 2021
Meet our Educator - Sapna Nand
As a Senior Patient Educator I can use my years of experience as an Orthoptist to directly make a difference in the lives of our community affected by glaucoma...
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May 2021
Sue’s Story
A close friend has acute glaucoma, and after learning my father had it, she insisted I get my eyes checked as she knew it was highly likely I would acquire glaucoma...
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May 2021
Glaucoma and Steroids
Steroids come in a range of different formulations including topical drops and creams, inhaled, injectable and oral. Steroids, however, can increase intraocular pressure in some people...
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May 2021
Lifestyle Changes After Glaucoma Surgery
The first four to six weeks is the time needed for your eye to fully heal and the eye pressure to stabilise. The exact healing time varies so you should check with your surgeon the activities and restrictions they recommend...
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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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May 2021
Ruth's Story
My 4 siblings have all been diagnosed with glaucoma now that we are all over 70.We all know the importance of good care, having watched our mother courageously cope with her blindness...
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May 2021
Glaucoma and Myopia
Myopia (near-sightedness) is a significant risk factor for the development of glaucoma.1,2 There are a number of reasons for this, not all of which are well understood...
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