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A day in the life with Stargardt’s Disease

A day in the life with Stargardt’s Disease

Matt De Gruchy

Matt De Gruchy is 20 years old and lives in Horsham, Victoria. He was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease when he was nine; an eye condition caused by a build-up of vitamin A.  Read more →

Q&A with Andrew Harris

Q&A with Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris has been an optometrist for over 25 years. Last year, we welcomed Andrew as a new Board member for Vision 2020 Australia.  Read more →

The First OCT Item Number in Australia

The First OCT Item Number in Australia

Dr Rowan Porter

Dr Rowan Porter explains why Item 11219  to reimburse the use of OCT (Optical coherence tomography) as an alternative diagnostic procedure to FA is great news for patients. Read more →

Ophthalmologist Dr Geoffrey Wabulembo brings a wealth of knowledge to the eye health and vision care sector in PNG

Ophthalmologist Dr Geoffrey Wabulembo brings a wealth of knowledge to the eye health and vision care sector in PNG

Geoffrey Wabulembo

Ugandan ophthalmologist Geoffrey Wabulembo writes about his extensive career worldwide and how ophthalmology training in Papua New Guinea can be improved going forward.  Read more →

My work experience at Vision 2020 Australia

My work experience at Vision 2020 Australia

Leah Sidhu

Vision 2020 Australia’s Year 10 work experience student, Leah Sidhu, shares her family’s experience with vision loss that inspired her to find out more about the eye health and vision care sector. Read more →

Vision Initiative pilot projects to save the sight of thousands

Vision Initiative pilot projects to save the sight of thousands

Jennifer Gersbeck

On World Sight Day, Vision 2020 Australia and the Victorian Minister for Health, the Hon David Davis MLC, launched the fantastic new Vision Initiative pilot projects aimed at saving the sight of thousands of Victorians. The new pilot projects aim to bring both health and eye health professionals together to identify those at risk of eye disease and vision loss, encouraging them to have regular eye tests. Read more →

Q&A with Professor Hugh Taylor

Q&A with Professor Hugh Taylor

In the first of a number of interviews with influential members of the eye health and vision care community, Vision 2020 Australia talks to Professor Hugh Taylor AC about closing the gap for vision in Indigenous Australia. A Melbourne Laureate Professor, Hugh Taylor also holds the Harold Mitchell Chair of Indigenous Eye Health and is the lead of the Indigenous Eye Health Unit at the University of Melbourne. Read on as Professor Taylor opens up about his current research on trachoma, the importance of national coordination in the area of Indigenous eye health policy, the Melbourne Football Club, and his love of opera! Read more →

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