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01 Aug

Online program for glaucoma diagnosis

The Australian College of Optometry has released the first in a planned series of unique online programs for optometrists, starting with the Glaucoma self-Assessment Program, ACO-GAP. Read more →

06 Jul

Call to raise vital funds for medical eye research

Every year in Australia, more than 1,600 children are diagnosed with significant vision impairment – an average of four children a day whose lives will change forever. Read more →

16 Feb

Increased Optometry Input into Glaucoma Australia Awareness Activities

In a move that further recognises the importance of optometry in managing patients with glaucoma and improving the low glaucoma detection rates in Australia, Glaucoma Australia has made a second optometrist appointment to its Council of Management (Council). Read more →

14 Feb

New research partnership targets relatives of people with glaucoma

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced details of Partnership Projects – including a glaucoma project – being funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recently. National Executive Officer Mr Geoff Pollard said Glaucoma Australia was pleased to be a Funding Partner in the project together with the Department of Health WA, the University of Western Australia, Lions Eye Institute (LEI) and the Flinders University. Read more →

17 Aug

Glaucoma Australia Partnership to Help Over 300,000 Australians

MedAdvisor Limited (ASX: MDR, the Company), Australia’s leading digital medication adherence company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Glaucoma Australia Inc, to help improve medication adherence in patients living with glaucoma. Read more →

07 Mar

Beat Invisible Glaucoma – It’s B.I.G.

A new campaign launched today – Beat Invisible Glaucoma - is calling on Australians to fight the disease which is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness. Read more →

22 Feb

Australian Government invests in world's first intelligent retinal camera

The Australian Government invests in the detection and management of blinding eye disease, and diabetes through intelligent high-resolution retinal camera development by Vision CRC. Read more →

01 Oct

Barry Jones at 80- The Melbourne Magazine October 2012

The Hon Dr Barry Jones AO, Chair of Vision 2020 Australia was recently featured The Melbourne Magazine. Dr Jones discusses politics, eye health and his work with Vision 2020 Australia. Read more →

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