2017 Glaucoma community information forumJune 08, 2017
The 2017 Glaucoma community information forum was held on 8 June, at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in East Melbourne.
Hosted by CERA Managing Director, Professor Jonathan Crowston, guests heard about the latest advancements in glaucoma research and treatments by top experts in the field.
It was full-house for a marvelous session from the speakers who gave fascinating presentations.
Dr Nathan Kerr presented on the tiny new implant devices which are revolutionising the way glaucoma is being treated, and Dr Catherine Green talked about latest research into glaucoma monitoring.
A lively question and answers discussion rounded off the morning.
An audio recording of the event can be accessed by clicking the orange button below.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.
Topics covered during the forum included:
- Ocular surface disease
Professor Jonathan Crowston, Managing Director & Head of Glaucoma Research Unit, CERA
- New advances in glaucoma surgery
Dr Nathan Kerr, Consultant Ophthalmologist, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital; Glaucoma Specialist, CERA
- Glaucoma monitoring: What, when, how and why?
Dr Catherine Green, Head of Glaucoma Unit, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital; Director, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
- Q&A panel discussion
With the speakers about their presentations and broader glaucoma research