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Jan 2021
Frances' Story
My eye specialist says we are fortunate to have kept my glaucoma under control for so many years...
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80 year old woman with grey hair and red rimmed glasses
Dec 2020
Marlene's Story
About 10 years ago I received a phone call from my brother. He had been diagnosed with glaucoma...
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Nov 2020
Helen's Story
I feel fortunate to be able to live life to the maximum. I always wear sunglasses outside everyday, no matter the weather...
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Nov 2020
Valda's Story
My ophthalmologist had a ‘watch’ on my eyes from when I was aged in my 50’s. The reason being, my mother had glaucoma, she was diagnosed when she was around 70...
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Because mum wore glasses, she had my eyes tested when I was in primary school. I needed glasses then for short-sightedness and astigmatism. I only ever used my glasses occasionally.   Towards the end of her life – she died at 90 years old - my mother had glaucoma. We were told to get checked, my sister, my brother and myself, because there was a higher risk of us getting glaucoma.  When I went to get a new prescription for glasses, the optometrist detected the glaucoma and referred me to an eye clinic and t
Oct 2020
Elaine's Story
We were told to get checked, my sister, my brother and myself, because there was a higher risk of us getting glaucoma...
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Older woman sitting in garden with pink flowers in background
Oct 2020
Jeanette's Story
I am now 80 years old and truly grateful that I am healthy and am still thankfully able to do everything I enjoy...
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Oct 2020
Ross' Story
The deterioration of my sight due to glaucoma has halted, apparently soon after starting the drops, and I am no longer anxious about my glaucoma...
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Old lady sitting at kitchen table
Sep 2020
Dawn’s Story
I want more people to know about acute glaucoma, and how it can result in blindness instantly…
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Simon Pryor
Jul 2020
Simon's Story
I am very fortunate as my father always had problems with his eyes and ...
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