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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
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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May 2021
Sue’s Story
A close friend has acute glaucoma, and after learning my father had it, she insisted I get my eyes checked as she knew it was highly likely I would acquire glaucoma...
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May 2021
Anita Su - Volunteer Story
I love that through a simple phone call, I can share knowledge and support patients so they can be more informed about glaucoma...
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May 2021
Ruth's Story
My 4 siblings have all been diagnosed with glaucoma now that we are all over 70.We all know the importance of good care, having watched our mother courageously cope with her blindness...
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Apr 2021
Eleasha Figredo - Volunteer Story
As a clinical educator at Glaucoma Australia, Eleasha Figredo works closely with patients to support them throughout their journey, reassuring them along the way...
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Apr 2021
Jeffrey’s Story
There is a strong history of glaucoma in my family, my paternal grandfather had glaucoma, my mother had glaucoma, and both had very poor vision when they passed...
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Mar 2021
Michelle's Story
"...I am so thankful to all the wonderful medical staff that work so hard for their patients...and to the generosity of family members who help facilitate organ donation, so that people like myself can receive the gift of sight..."
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Mar 2021
Maria's Story
I’m happy that this was diagnosed early, before any damage was done...
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