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Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma Australia is the peak body supporting glaucoma patients across Australia. It is a national, not-for-profit registered charity.

It is estimated that 300,000 Australians have glaucoma, but over 50% have not been diagnosed. That’s why Glaucoma Australia encourages all Australians to be more aware of their eye health and the importance of regular eye health checks. Early detection can save sight.

Vision and mission

For Australians to be free of glaucoma blindness.

To prevent sight loss by increasing early detection and improving treatment adherence.

How Glaucoma Australia can help

They help people with glaucoma to get detected early and adhere to their treatment management plan so they can prevent irreversible sight loss and maintain their quality of life with confidence in their eye health.

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  • Free support line 1800 500 880 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST

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Last reviewed: September 2020

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Get Support | Glaucoma Australia

Having helped many Australians understand what a glaucoma diagnosis can mean, we understand that you may have a lot of questions and concerns. That’s why...

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Glaucoma Quiz - Glaucoma Australia

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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Laser Treatment | Glaucoma Australia

There are many different kinds of laser used in ophthalmology and specifically in glaucoma. A laser is amplified light energy which can be targeted to...

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Charles Bonnet Syndrome | Glaucoma Australia

A visual hallucination is when an individual can see something, which other people in the room cannot see. Typically these are thought to be symptomatic of a...

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Glaucoma Treatments | Glaucoma Australia

Although there is no cure for glaucoma, most people are able to manage their condition successfully with the use of eye drops, laser treatment, surgery or a...

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Glaucoma Management | Glaucoma Australia

Glaucoma Management In glaucoma, the crucial predictors for management success are medication adherence and participation in regular clinical monitoring

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Risk Factors for Glaucoma | Glaucoma Australia

It is estimated that over 300,000 Australians have glaucoma, yet 50% are unaware they have it, thinking they have healthy eyes....

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MedAdvisor | Glaucoma Australia

MedAdvisor What are you looking for? Find a Health Professional Glaucoma TV Brochure & Fact Sheets MedAdvisor Books Links New way of ordering your eye drops For those living with glaucoma, treatment is the only way to stop or slow vision loss - keeping your medication organised is important

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Managing Dry Eye and Glaucoma | Glaucoma Australia

Dry eye is a common problem in the community with many causes for its development. Symptoms often develop once there are enough of the multiple factors that...

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Managing Glaucoma in Regional & Remote Australia | Glaucoma Australia

It takes a collaborative effort, supported by strong protocols, to provide the gold standard of glaucoma care that patients living in regional and remote...

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