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Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma Australia is the peak glaucoma awareness/education/support association in Australia.

It is a national, not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to providing educational services to raise awareness about the serious and common eye disease glaucoma, to support glaucoma sufferers and to raise funds for research.

Glaucoma Australia's mission is to minimise visual disability from glaucoma by:

  • increasing community awareness
  • supporting glaucoma patients and their families
  • funding glaucoma research.

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Glaucoma treatment in pregnancy

Glaucoma medications adjustment or stopping during pregnancy

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Types of Glaucoma

The term Glaucoma refers to a characteristic pattern of damage to the optic nerve which currently cannot be reversed. For all types of glaucoma, early detection and prompt effective treatment is vital to reduce visual damage.

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What You Should Know About Eye Drops

Eye drops, used in the treatment of glaucoma work by reducing the intraocular pressure (eye pressure) within the eyes. Increased intraocular pressure is a major risk factor for optic nerve damage. There are several classes of drops, which have different mechanisms of action.

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Treatment

How is glaucoma treated

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Facts & FAQs

Facts and Frequently Asked Questions about Glaucoma

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Thyroid Disease and Glaucoma

Thyroid disease can be a cause of secondary glaucoma

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Glaucoma detection

How is glaucoma detected

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When Raised Pressure is not Glaucoma

Why do some people have raised eye pressure yet not develop glaucoma?

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye diseases where vision is lost due to damage to the optic nerve.

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Swimming Goggles

The risk of intraocular pressure elevation caused by wearing swimming goggles

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