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May 2022
Therese's Story

My mother had glaucoma, but not my father. All my sisters have it, and some brothers, not at all...

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May 2022
Barbara's Story

Glaucoma has been a long haul for me - 41 years of using eye drops every day, plus 9 eye operations at the last count...

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Ernest Tay
May 2022
Ernest Tay - Volunteer Story
I started volunteering with Glaucoma Australia during my third year of medical school at Monash University.
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May 2022
Jahin Tanvir - Volunteer Story
I have seen first-hand the impact that Glaucoma Australia's advocacy and awareness campaigns have made in the lives of my family and community, and I wanted to contribute actively to ensure that impact continued for other communities.
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Apr 2022
Hana Naanouh - Volunteer Story
I first heard about the volunteer Clinical Educator opportunities at Glaucoma Australia from my university and have been volunteering since February this year. 
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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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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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