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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
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
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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May 2021
Saving Sight Begins With You: Glaucoma Australia Launches New Family ...
Glaucoma Australia has launched a new family-focused awareness campaign called 'Begins With You'...
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Apr 2021
Eleasha Figredo - Volunteer Story
As a clinical educator at Glaucoma Australia, Eleasha Figredo works closely with patients to support them throughout their journey, reassuring them along the way...
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Apr 2021
Managing the Risks: Molteno3
The Molteno is a device that has saved the sight of thousands of patients worldwide who have severe or complex glaucoma by lowering intraocular pressure over the long-term...
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Apr 2021
Latanoprost – A Lasting Glaucoma Breakthrough
The quest for a ‘Holy Grail’ treatment has always boiled down to three factors: universal effectiveness, reduced side effects and compliance...
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