The Glaucoma Australia Board today announced the appointment of Richard Wylie as the organisation’s new CEO.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My mother had glaucoma, but not my father. All my sisters have it, and some brothers, not at all...
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...