Tag Archives: Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma Australia’s new research grant recipients

To commemorate World Sight Day today, Glaucoma Australia has announced the inaugural recipients of its new Glaucoma Research Grants Program. Research grants have been awarded to Dr George Kong from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Professor Jamie Craig from Flinders University. Since 2006, Glaucoma Australia has facilitated …

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Glaucoma group’s $200k in new research grants

Glaucoma Australia will award $200,000 in the first round of its new Glaucoma Research Grants Program funded by the William A Quinlivan Research Fund, which was established in 2006. Applications are now open until September 1, 2019, with the successful recipients to be announced on World Sight Day (October 10). …

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New identity for Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma Australia has launched its new, contemporary brand identity with a new logo and the accompanying tagline ‘Saving sight”. The re-branding comes at a time when the organisation is evolving the services it provides to glaucoma patients and health care providers and is in response to market research carried out …

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Allergan glaucoma commitment

Allergan Australia will sponsor Glaucoma Australia with a donation of $300,000 over three years. The partnership’s focus will be on early detection and treatment adherence to help prevent irreversible blindness and boosting education and support for existing patients. “For the next three years Allergan will be supporting our mission to …

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150,000 Aussies unaware they have

Despite glaucoma being the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness, more than 10 million Australians don’t automatically consider having a simple eye test from an optometrist or ophthalmologist, which can save their sight, says Glaucoma Australia (GA). This means they are potentially suffering preventable but irreversible blindness. The peak Australian …

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