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).
New research partnership targets relatives of people with glaucoma
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.
Australian College of Optometry Advanced Certificate in Glaucoma
MEDIA RELEASE. The Australian College of Optometry (ACO) is pleased to announce the launch of the Advanced Certificate in Glaucoma (ACO ACG). This six-month post graduate level course provides optometrists across Australia and New Zealand the opportunity to undertake comprehensive higher level study in this specialised area.
New clinic to fight rising prevalence of glaucoma
The Andrews Labor Government will invest $200,000 in a new clinic providing specialist preventive care for patients at risk of glaucoma.
New partnership to promote awareness of glaucoma
MEDIA RELEASE. With the total cost of glaucoma on the Australian economy rising by $120 million per year, two of Australia’s foremost professional associations have established a new partnership to increase awareness of this debilitating eye disease.
New stem cell robot starts working at the Centre for Eye Research Australia
On Wednesday 17 September 2014, the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) opened the Automated Stem Cell Facility and brought Australia’s unique new stem cell robot to life.
Beat Invisible Glaucoma this World Glaucoma Week (9-15 March 2014)
A new campaign was launched this week – Beat Invisible Glaucoma (B.I.G.) – calling on Australians to fight glaucoma, one of the leading causes of avoidable blindness and vision loss in Australia.