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Jamie Duncan, Vision Australia writer/editor, had never been to an optometrist despite living with diabetes. In this blog he writes about losing his sight in his 30s.
MEDIA RELEASE. This National Diabetes Week, Vision 2020 Australia is calling on the Australian Government to invest in the prevention of diabetes-related eye disease – the leading cause of avoidable vision loss among working-aged Australians.
MEDIA RELEASE. Jean Kittson, like many her age, is facing one of the busiest times of her life. One of Australia’s most-loved performers Jean juggles her family and work commitments and the welfare of ageing parents in their 90s.
MEDIA RELEASE. Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the focus on preventative health and medical research in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, which has the potential to benefit the eye health and vision care sector.
MEDIA RELEASE. Despite being the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness, only half of Aussies know about glaucoma.
BLOG. Living with Stargardt’s Disease for the past 10 years I have learnt a lot. You have to learn to constantly adapt to your surroundings, see things in a unique way and learn to read small print with technology that you could once read with the naked eye.
MEDIA RELEASE The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and The University of Melbourne are introducing the world’s first professional qualifications course for eye bankers – the custodians of human tissue for eye transplant surgery.
MEDIA RELEASE. The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has revealed it is looking to collaborate with companies, industry, and peak bodies in the development of autonomous vehicle systems.
MEDIA RELEASE 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).
MEDIA RELEASE 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.