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Apr 2022
Sleep Apnoea: A Risk Factor for Glaucoma?

The question of whether sleep apnoea is a risk factor for glaucoma was recently debated in a session at the 2021 World Glaucoma Congress...

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Apr 2022
Alek's Story

I was around 17 years old when I noticed my vision was getting clouded in the right eye, but this was for only short periods and regularly cleared up, so I didn’t make much of it at the time...

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Apr 2022
Eleanor's Story

Whilst on holiday to Cairns in 1995, and trying to play tennis with my children, we noticed that I quite often could not see the ball to hit it back. I then noticed that I also had a problem with steps...

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Apr 2022
Study Confirms Pressure on Childhood Glaucoma Parents

Despite increasingly advanced treatments and early intervention, parents and carers, some of whom have been diagnosed with genetic glaucoma themselves, face significant long-term challenges...

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Mar 2022
The Future of Glaucoma Detection and Monitoring: Part 2

Dr Georgie Hollitt is part of a team of Australian researchers who have identified 107 genes that increase the risk of glaucoma...

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Mar 2022
The Future of Glaucoma Detection and Monitoring: Part 3

Dr Dinesh Kumar and other inventors of a new rapid screening test for glaucoma that could help advance early detection of the disease are planning clinical trials starting sometime this year...

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Mar 2022
The Future of Glaucoma Detection and Monitoring: Part 1

Recognising the limitations of current glaucoma screening techniques, including timeliness and cost effectiveness, researchers have seized on the opportunity to target these shortcomings...

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Mar 2022
Margery's Story

Two of my sisters developed glaucoma and like me, managed their sight with eye drops to lower the pressure. One of my daughters has now also developed the beginning of glaucoma...

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Mar 2022
Beryl's Story

“I didn’t know anything about glaucoma, or anyone with glaucoma. There was a loneliness and an isolation I felt when I first got diagnosed..."

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