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Mar 2021
Elizabeth's Story
I did have a family history, both my mother and aunt had glaucoma, so I was immediately sent off to an ophthalmologist, who confirmed my condition. Fortunately, it was caught early, and I have suffered no loss of vision...
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Mar 2021
Glaucoma Australia Launches New ‘Treat Your Eyes’ campaign for World ...
Glaucoma Australia launches ‘Treat Your Eyes’ campaign, fronted by Iconic Aussie rock star Kirk Pengilly, and aimed at encouraging Australians to treat their eyes to an eye test in support of World Glaucoma Week.
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Mar 2021
Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Eye Care
Measuring the impact of COVID-19 on eye care...
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Mar 2021
Lorraine's Story
I don't know where my glaucoma came from, as both grandmothers died young in their 60's, and my parents did not have glaucoma either. When my own two children go to replace their glasses, they now have a glaucoma test...
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Mar 2021
Glaucoma Australia: Directing the Patient Journey
Preventable blindness is a tragedy which is not and should not ever become acceptable. With this at the forefront of its philosophy, Glaucoma Australia is directing a sight-saving journey with far reaching positive consequences...
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Feb 2021
Smartphones Could Help to Prevent Glaucoma Blindness
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have successfully carried out experiments using soundwaves and an eye model and concluded that smartphones could be used to scan people’s eyes for early-warning signs of glaucoma...
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Feb 2021
What’s in Store for 2021
With one of the most turbulent years in living memory behind us, this year promises to be a year of recovery and renewal...
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Feb 2021
Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health: Vision Beyond 2020
Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health Report has found that addressing avoidable vision loss with highly cost-effective treatments, and improving inclusion of people living with permanent vision loss in society, contributes to a healthier, safer, more equitable world...
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Jan 2021
Frances' Story
My eye specialist says we are fortunate to have kept my glaucoma under control for so many years...
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