Queensland Eye Institute (QEI)
Queensland Eye Institute Foundation invites you to a free Glaucoma Day seminar and morning tea, to help increase awareness during World Glaucoma Week (8-14 March)
Discussions will focus on learning about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options of glaucoma, including products and services for those with vision impairment.
Date: Thursday 12 March 2020
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Queensland Eye Institute on Level 2, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane 4101.
Parking: There are major public car parks located in the South Bank precinct, within walking distance.
Hear from leading Queensland glaucoma specialists, researchers, scientists, and health specialists all discussing the future and treatments.
RSVP: Monday 2 March 2020
9:00 - 9:30am – Arrival
Welcome by QEIF CEO, Professor Mark Radford
Presentation by QEI Surgeon and Director of Education, Dr Brendan Cronin
Presentation by Glaucoma Australia CEO, Annie Gibbins
10:30am – Morning tea
Presentation by lead researcher and the head of QIMR Berghofer’s Statistical Genetics Group, Associate Professor Stuart MacGregor
Presentation by Melissa Eckersley, Mother of QEI glaucoma patient, Oscar Eckersley
Presentation by Quantum’s State Manager, Peter Cracknell
12:00pm – Closing
For information on glaucoma contact Glaucoma Australia Freecall 1800 500 880 or email email@example.com
Providing education, information and mutual support for glaucoma sufferers and their families and friends.