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The Sydney Opera House has dramatically expanded their access strategic plan. The Sydney Opera House has developed a three year Access Strategic Plan which focuses on the building itself, operations and customer service, workplace, community leadership and performances and experiences. The … Read More

A recent study has shown that approximately 108 million people live with a form of visual impairment that is fixable. Eye care and eye wear is not a luxury for everyone. A study has shown mind blowing statistics that 101 … Read More

Sixty-seven year old Colleen describes her current vision to family and friends as “like looking through a straw”. Once Colleen Grahams Guide Dog Neisha retired, she wasn’t sure how long it would be until she would receive another Guide Dog. … Read More

Matt McLaren’s life took an exciting turn when he auditioned for a popular TV show. Matt McLaren, a 27 year old from the Hunter Valley has exceeded his personal expectations on his journey on the show ‘Australia’s Got Talent’. Matt … Read More

Half of the world’s population could be short-sighted by 2050. Research suggests that due to environmental factors and an increased use of technology half of the world’s population will be short sited by 2050.A fifth of these people will have an … Read More

Charlie has had Glaucoma since birth but his vision didn’t really change until the age of 25, when his vision decreased to light perception. The changes to his vision have made Charlie rethink how he does things and the speed … Read More

Exercise has been proven to reduce the chance of having Age-related macular degeneration. Age related macular degeneration is the leading cause of age related blindness in Australia. Age related macular degeneration is a condition which affects the central section of … Read More

Google’s self-driving car has been tested by a blind man. In San Francisco Steve Mahan became the first person chosen to drive Google’s self-driving car. Due to being blind, this experience was made extra special. In this video Steve explains … Read More

Glaucoma week is just around the corner (6th- 12th March) It Is important that we spread awareness of Glaucoma, a common eye disease worldwide. Too often loved ones feel like a burden when having a vision impairment. The truth is, … Read More

Glaucoma awareness, is crucial to minimising its affect on patients. Glaucoma week is held on the 6th- 12th of March. The focus of this week is to give patients information on how to inform their families about their increased risk … Read More