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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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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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MIGS Surgery
Nov 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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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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An enlarged view of the microscopic ocular implant which looks like a thin clear tube.
Nov 2023
Positive Results For PolyActiva Biodegradable Implant For Glaucoma

Sustained drug delivery via an implant could reduce the reliance on daily eye drops and ensure that the correct amount of medicine is delivered consistently, every day.

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A man rubbing his eyes
Oct 2023
Side Effects of Glaucoma Medication

In this article, we’ve summarised the key Q&A's from our recent webinar with Dr Wechsler and Professor Armitage about the side effects of glaucoma medication.

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A woman looking distressed with her hands on her head.
Oct 2023
What is Charles Bonnet Syndrome and How is it Managed?

The Director of the Charles Bonnet Syndrome Foundation, Scot Muirden, recently hosted a two-part Live Q&A series for Glaucoma Australia, where he answered some of the most commonly asked questions about Charles Bonnet Syndrome. 

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Oct 2023
Glaucoma Research Grant Recipient Aims to Establish Normal Range of IOP ...

Glaucoma Australia and its Patron, the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency the Honourable David Hurley, are pleased to announce the 2023 recipient of the ‘Quinlivan’ Research Grants Program. 

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