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06 Jul

PFG Gala Dinner celebrates achievements

The Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care Gala Dinner was held on 23 June 2010 in the Great Hall at Parliament House in Canberra.

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25 May

Australia’s aid program – seeing is believing

Jennifer Gersbeck argues that Australia's aid program has made a huge impact in the developing world.

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24 May

News – Award-winning spectacle lens tackles myopia

Australian researchers have been lauded for an innovative new spectacle lens that may help address the explosion in myopia numbers worldwide.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Colin Donovan

ABC radio journalist Colin Donovan said an accidental diagnosis during a routine eye test saved his eyesight.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Sharon Donovan

Sharon Donovan was in her final year of studies for a midwifery course when she began to suffer from severe headaches and vision problems.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Margaret Hammond

Margaret Hammond had no idea she had a condition that could have claimed her sight until she had a routine eye test. The registered nurse, then 46 years old, thought her eye health and vision were perfect.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Adriene Howley

Adrienne Howley has crammed a lot of action into her 82 years. She's travelled the world, become a published author and been ordained by the Dalai Lama. But the toughest challenge she's faced was losing her sight.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Willie Jarparula

Willie Jarparula Long thought he would never see again after he developed a blinding cataract. His vision was affected so badly he relied on his family members to help him complete even the most basic of tasks.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Ted Thorburn

Ted Thorburn can find a bright side to almost anything – even going blind. He was born with glaucoma, a degenerative eye disease, but he managed to pack a lot of adventure into his life before his eyesight failed.

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31 Dec

Case Study – Sybil Tothill

Sybil Tothill adores Fred. The lovable guide dog is not only her companion but also her eyes. But if she'd had a simple eye test she might never have needed him.

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