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Glaucoma is the name given to a range of conditions that lead to optic nerve damage. An estimated 300,000 Australians currently live with glaucoma. Half of those have not been diagnosed. A significant amount of side vision will be lost before the individual has even noticed they have a condition.

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susan miller
07 Mar 2021
A quick overview of glaucoma and just how prevalent the condition is particularly in the at risk group.
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Adele Hainsworth
05 Jul 2019
Very educational article and references all very current. Great refresher or learning tool. Other treatments in surgery these days is injections into the eye at the same time as cataract surgery as a preventative measure / delay of onset of glaucoma. Istents also are another treatment that is less complicated than the trabeculectomy surgery that was once common.
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Shona Carswell
07 Jul 2019
It’s always valuable to be able to reinforce past learning. You never know when you have to use your knowledge .
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Rory Tanner
04 Jul 2019
Great and succinct.
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Lolita Atkins
16 Jul 2019
Very good and educational articles,
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Dandan Wang
09 May 2022
Good resource
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Jodie Simson
29 Dec 2020
Good information about Glaucoma and its symptoms, causes and treatments
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Justine Hope
17 Jun 2021
General knowledge for the field I work in.
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Iris Tadros
05 Jul 2019
Very educational article and references all very current.
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Leonie moss
06 Oct 2019
Brief helpful explanation of Glaucoma.
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