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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are inviting individuals who have accessed eyecare services previously to participate in a focus group discussion so that we can better understand what good eye care means to the patient.
Glaucoma Australia’s successful patient support program now has a new name – SiGHTWiSE. The new brand identity, which is warm and inviting, signals a brighter future for people diagnosed with glaucoma and their families.
This year’s Include a Charity Initiative ran from the 4 – 10 September, encouraging Australians to leave a charitable gift in their Wills to create a lasting and positive impact on future generations.
Researchers at UNSW are conducting a clinical research study to investigate the link between glaucoma and the levels of vitamins and/or inflammatory mediators in tears. You could help this important research by joining this study!