Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium and Risk Screening Clinic

You and your family are invited to attend the Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium at the 8th World Glaucoma Congress in Melbourne, Australia.

Save the Date: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Location:  Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

Cost: FREE

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Glaucoma Risk Screening Clinic (Room 209)

Family members are encouraged to attend a free glaucoma risk screening clinic utilising the latest mobile detection technologies, whilst patients and their families learn about glaucoma risk factors.

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM  Glaucoma Australia Patient Symposium (Room 203/204)

Delegates will hear from some of Australia’s leading glaucoma specialists  as well as strategies for improved quality of life:

  • Opening address – Clin Prof Ivan Goldberg AM
  • Lab based research – Clin A/Prof Paul Healey
  • Clinical advances – Dr Simon Skalicky
  • What having glaucoma means – A Patient Perspective
  • Glaucoma Australia patient support – Mrs Annie Gibbins, CEO Glaucoma Australia
  • Apps and aids to assist patients – Grant Wilson, Vision Australia
  • Closing address – Mr Ron Spithill OAM, President Glaucoma Australia

Organized by

Glaucoma Australia

Contact: Gillian Hopkins
Contact Email:

Category: Public educational


8:30 am - 10:45 am


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf Melbourne
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