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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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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Glaucoma Australia.

Last reviewed: September 2020

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