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Duncan Craib “I hope by sharing my story it will draw awareness to glaucoma
Jan 2024
Duncan Craib’s Glaucoma Diagnosis was a Complete Shock

When father-of-two and Boss Energy CEO Duncan Craib was told he had lost peripheral vision due to glaucoma he was completely shocked – and upset with himself for not having booked an eye check earlier.

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A little boy with ginger hair wearing sunglasses
Dec 2023
Protecting Their Sight – Taking Care of Your Loved Ones Eyes This Summer

In response to the overwhelming evidence that UV damages children’s eyes, Sydney-based ophthalmologists Dr Shanel Sharma and Dr Alina Zeldovich created Beamers sunglasses utilising Optoshield Technology to provide maximum protection.

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MIGS Surgery
Dec 2023
Australia’s First MINIject iStar MIGS Performed

A new minimally invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) procedure called Miniject – iStar Medical’s innovative device designed for patients with open-angle glaucoma – has launched in Australia.

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An older woman using a mobile phone
Dec 2023
Free App Reminds Patients When to Instil Eye Drops

A smartphone eye drop app developed by a junior doctor aims to improve compliance and clinical outcomes by reminding patients and their carers when to instil their eyedrops.

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Drinks
Dec 2023
Japanese Study Shows Glaucoma / Alcohol Link

A Japanese study has shown a “robust” association between drinking of alcohol and glaucoma in male drinkers...

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Nutravision
Dec 2023
World-First Glaucoma Supplement

A Melbourne ophthalmologist has developed a world-first nutraceutical supplement to support eye health, using 10 ingredients that have previously been evaluated in clinical trials for glaucoma.

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Professor Turpin’s research aims to revolutionise the current ‘one size fits all’ visual field test.
Dec 2023
Revolutionising The Diagnosis and Monitoring of Glaucoma

Professor Andrew Turpin and his team at Lions Eye Institute (LEI) are leveraging artificial intelligence image processing to bridge the gap between visual field testing and OCT imaging to revolutionise glaucoma diagnosis.

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A bottle of castor oil
Nov 2023
TikTok Eye Trend

A trend on TikTok has some users claiming that rubbing castor oil on the eyes can help treat vision problems, including dryness, floaters, cataracts, poor vision, and glaucoma. However, ophthalmologists have warned against the trend.

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Alison and an attendee at her event
Nov 2023
Sydney based artist uses her passion for art to help people with glaucoma

Artist and teacher Alison Bowmer thought that a great way to give back to the community would be to use her creativity and artistic skills to fundraise for a good cause – Glaucoma Australia.

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