Latest eye health news articles

  • 08 Nov 2017
    A new optometry service is available at Vision Australia's Kooyong office for clients.
  • 10 Jul 2017
    Father of five Jamie Duncan tells of his battle with diabetic retinopathy, his brush with blindness, the emotional fallout and how Vision Australia helped. For more details, call Vision Australia on 1300 84 74 66.
  • 14 Jun 2017
    A leading Geelong eye specialist will speak at a Vision Australia information day aimed at supporting people whose vision has been reduced by macular degeneration.
  • 17 Mar 2017
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  • 15 Mar 2017
    Jane is aware of the importance of regular check-ups and visits her eye specialist four times a year to manage glaucoma.
  • 12 Mar 2017
    Glaucoma is a significant cause of blindness and low vision in people over the age of 40. We explain what glaucoma is, how it affects a person's vision, how it is treated and managed, and the solutions that can help a person to adapt to living with glaucoma.
  • 20 Jan 2017
    We've combed the internet this week to bring you all the best from the web on blindness and low vision that we think you'll find informative and enjoyable.
  • 16 Jan 2017
    An appointment with an eye specialist can be daunting, particularly if you have only recently experienced changes to your vision or the changes are significant. Vision Australia Orthoptist Khoa Nguyen shares some advice to help you gain the most from your visit.
  • 22 May 2016
    Macular degeneration refers to the group of degenerative diseases of the retina that cause progressive loss of central vision. Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of severe vision impairment in people aged over 75 years of age
  • 01 Jul 2014
    Vision 2020 Australia is proud to announce the election of the Hon Amanda Vanstone as Chair of Vision 2020 Australia. Ms Vanstone was elected at last night’s Board Meeting in Melbourne.