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A telescope in your eye? A new technology available to people with  Macular Degeneration End stage Macular Degeneration causes irreparable damage to the macular which is responsible for a person’s fine detail vision. This eye condition makes life extremely difficult for … Read More

New glaucoma clinic signals innovative shared-care approach to the eye health needs of an ageing population Read More

Laser treatment for early Aged Related Macular Degeneration Researches at Melbourne University have found nano second laser therapy has very positive results for people with early Aged macular Degeneration. The two year study showed that the laser therapy improved the … Read More

Drop Box has been working with blind iphone users to make drop box fully accessible. Read More

Out there in the world of technology, there are innumerable forms of assistive equipment designed for people who are visually impaired or blind. Read More

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have 6 times the rate of blindness of other Australians. They are 12 times more likely to suffer blinding cataracts, but the rate of sight saving surgery is 7 times lower Read More

The Centre for Eye Research Australia is about to receive a $1.2 million grant from the Australian Government’s National Medical Research Council. This additional money will enable a select group of patients to take the bionic eye home and report … Read More

The success rates for human embryonic stem cell therapy are now proving so good that a clinical trial of 100 patients with Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy is now underway. Read More

The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs is encouraging people to make formal complaints to the Australian Human Rights Commission in order to make positive changes in policy. Read More

Notes from the Employment Forum for People with Disabilities.