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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

Most people with glaucoma are able to manage their condition successfully with the use of eye drops and at times, laser treatment or surgical treatment.

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Management of glaucoma in pregnancy and lactation

Practical tips for the management of glaucoma in pregnancy and lactation. Visit glaucoma.org.au to learn more.

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My Relative has Glaucoma - Glaucoma Australia

What if a relative is diagnosed with glaucoma?

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I Have Glaucoma - Glaucoma Australia

One of the most important contributions you can make to protect your vision is to take your medication as prescribed and monitor your glaucoma by attending scheduled review appointments. As glaucoma treatment can become ineffective over time, ongoing testing is crucial to best protect your vision.

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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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Living with glaucoma

Although a diagnosis of glaucoma is not life threatening, it can bring about lifestyle changes and fears for the future. Significant vision loss at the time of diagnosis may affect driving, employment and independence. With early detection and treatment, glaucoma can be managed and loss of vision need not occur.

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Glaucoma detection

How is glaucoma detected

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Glaucoma Progression

Most people with glaucoma are able to manage their condition successfully with the use of eye drops and at times, laser treatment.

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Swimming Goggles

The risk of intraocular pressure elevation caused by wearing swimming goggles

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Glaucoma and Uveitis

Not all forms of glaucoma are the same. Some patients experience a condition of inflammation within the eye and as a result of this inflammation glaucoma can develop. This is termed uveitic glaucoma.

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