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Vision Australia staff trained to manage depressive symptoms using problem-solving therapy

Vision Australia staff trained to manage depressive symptoms using problem-solving therapy

Edith Holloway

Depression is a serious health concern in Australia and affects approximately 1 in 3 individuals with low vision. For a person who has a vision impairment, depression can lead to increased levels of disability, reduced quality of life and interfere with and restrict rehabilitation outcomes (such as the use of optical devices and aids). Read more →

New laser treatment trial shows promise for age-related macular degeneration

New laser treatment trial shows promise for age-related macular degeneration

Emily Caruso

Clinical trials have commenced at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) to test laser therapy for stopping the development of age-related macular degeneration – a condition that causes blindness. Clinical Trial Coordinator for the Laser for Early Age-related macular Degeneration (LEAD) study, Emily Caruso, blogs about the research trial. Read more →

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