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Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia President A/Prof Simon Skalicky Steps Down
Associate Professor Simon Skalicky has stepped down from his role as President of Glaucoma Australia after a seven year association with the not-for-profit organisation...
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Jun 2021
Fixed Dose Combination Eye Drops for Glaucoma Treatment
While it is incurable, glaucoma is eminently treatable. Its progressive damage to the vision can be slowed to a crawl or stopped altogether by adequate treatment...
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New President Maree O'Brien
Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia Thanks Outgoing President A/Prof Simon Skalicky
Glaucoma Australia has appointed Ms Maree O’Brien as its new president who will replace the outgoing Associate Professor Simon Skalicky who has served the charity organisation for the past seven years...
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Jun 2021
Brian’s Story
My grandmother lived the last years of her life blind, and my doctor said it was probably glaucoma, as it was not known at that time...
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Jun 2021
Vivian’s Story
I was diagnosed with glaucoma in my left eye in 1994, shortly after I had arrived in Australia from South Africa...
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Jun 2021
2021 'Quinlivan’ Research Grant Applications Open
Applications for the annual Glaucoma Australia ‘Quinlivan’ Research Grants are now open
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Jun 2021
A day in the life of an Orthoptist Educator – Through my eyes
As a Senior Patient Educator at Glaucoma Australia, the purpose of my role is to provide education and support to our community affected by glaucoma.
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Jun 2021
Glaucoma Australia TARRGET Report 2021
The Targeting At Risk Relatives of Glaucoma patients for Early diagnosis and Treatment (TARRGET) study is a partnership project between Glaucoma Australia, ANZRAG based at Flinders University and the Lions Eye Institute.
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Jun 2021
Meet our Educator - Sapna Nand
As a Senior Patient Educator I can use my years of experience as an Orthoptist to directly make a difference in the lives of our community affected by glaucoma...
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