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Nov 2020
Valda's Story
My ophthalmologist had a ‘watch’ on my eyes from when I was aged in my 50’s. The reason being, my mother had glaucoma, she was diagnosed when she was around 70...
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Professor Keith Martin
Nov 2020
Gene therapy research regenerates optic nerve, bringing hope for future ...
Researchers have used gene therapy to regenerate damaged optic nerve fibres in a discovery that could help treat glaucoma
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Nov 2020
Glaucoma Hands-on Experience for Orthoptic Students
Future eye care professionals gain in-depth knowledge and valuable experience to what the role of patient support organisations play in healthcare... 
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Because mum wore glasses, she had my eyes tested when I was in primary school. I needed glasses then for short-sightedness and astigmatism. I only ever used my glasses occasionally.   Towards the end of her life – she died at 90 years old - my mother had glaucoma. We were told to get checked, my sister, my brother and myself, because there was a higher risk of us getting glaucoma.  When I went to get a new prescription for glasses, the optometrist detected the glaucoma and referred me to an eye clinic and t
Oct 2020
Elaine's Story
We were told to get checked, my sister, my brother and myself, because there was a higher risk of us getting glaucoma...
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Oct 2020
Jeanette's Story
I am now 80 years old and truly grateful that I am healthy and am still thankfully able to do everything I enjoy...
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Dr Flora Hui
Oct 2020
Glaucoma Australia to Fund Promising Vitamin B3 Trial
This year’s glaucoma research grant is awarded to Dr Flora Hui, in a world-first clinical trial led by the Centre for Eye Research Australia...
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Oct 2020
Ross' Story
The deterioration of my sight due to glaucoma has halted, apparently soon after starting the drops, and I am no longer anxious about my glaucoma...
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Sep 2020
Glaucoma Australia Unveils New Website
Designed to ensure best practice information is provided in a patient friendly manner, it also has a strong community focus which will support people on their own journeys...
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Sep 2020
Effects of Caffeine Consumption and Exercise on Intraocular Pressure
The only proven factor to prevent worsening and treatment of glaucoma is the reduction and stabilisation of intraocular pressure...
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