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Jul 2022
Richard Wylie appointed CEO of Glaucoma Australia

The Glaucoma Australia Board today announced the appointment of Richard Wylie as the organisation’s new CEO. 
 

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Jun 2022
Carmen's Story

I am 52 years old and have had glaucoma since 2005. I first heard about glaucoma when my uncle told us he had it, it was hereditary and we should get tested for it.

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Jun 2022
Catherine's Story

When I was 45 years old, a routine appointment with my mother's ophthalmologist found that I had already lost some vision in my left eye due to glaucoma.

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Jun 2022
Dorothy's Story

I was diagnosed with glaucoma 37 years ago, when I was 48 years old. My mother went blind with glaucoma in 1974 when she was 74 years old. 

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Jun 2022
Glaucoma’s Genetic Roadmap Revealed

A new, detailed genetic roadmap of glaucoma, revealed by Australian ophthalmologist Professor Alex Hewitt, will help researchers develop new drugs to combat the disease, by identifying potential target areas to stall or reverse vision loss.

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Jun 2022
David Koch Throws Support Behind Glaucoma Australia in its Fight Against ...
David “Kochie” Koch, one of Australia’s best-known personalities, is supporting the fight against eye disease by joining Glaucoma Australia as an official ambassador...
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Jun 2022
Orthoptics Awareness Week 2022: Where in the world can orthoptics take ...
From Cairns to Fremantle and Singapore to Dublin, a career in orthoptics can take people places they never thought possible.
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May 2022
Therese's Story

My mother had glaucoma, but not my father. All my sisters have it, and some brothers, not at all...

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May 2022
IOL Selection in Patients with Glaucoma

This article reviews the different IOL options for use in glaucomatous eyes, the factors that need to be considered when selecting the right lens, and what outcomes patients might expect...

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