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EYELIGHTS

  

The Newsletter of Glaucoma NZ

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Contents
 
Vol. 14, Issue 3 (2017)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Paediatric Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Symposium Update
  • GNZ Team Updates
  • Annual Appeal Update
  • Christmas Cards 2017
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 14, Issue 2 (2017)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma Across the Globe Part 2
  • Public Mail Box
  • Ask Your Doctor
  • July is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • What You Can Do to Manage your Glaucoma in Daily Life
  • Glaucoma New Zealand Symposium 2017
 
Vol. 14, Issue 1 (2017)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Treating Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Across The Globe
  • Eye Drop Tips
  • Glaucoma NZ Professional Programme
  • Glaucoma NZ Symposium 2017
  • Entertainment Books
  • Public Meetings 2017
  • New Year Appeal
 
Vol. 13, Issue 3 (2016)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma and the Brain
  • Inaugural Glaucoma Symposium
  • July Glaucoma Annual Awareness Appeal Update
  • Are You Ready For Travelling?
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2016)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Eye on Research
  • Public Meetings 2016
  • Support GNZ with “Cecily” products
  • July is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • GNZ Symposium 2016
  • Gonioscopy – An important part of The Comprehensive Glaucoma Assessment
  • Healthpost delivers as April's Charity of the Month
 
Vol. 13, Issue 1 (2016)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Using Physics of Perfect Pancakes to Help Save Sight
  • People’s Gait May Reveal Whether They Have Glaucoma
  • Diabetes and Glaucoma
  • Support Glaucoma NZ – special health product offer
  • Beyond Glaucoma - Eye Floaters, Flashes and Spots
  • New Year Appeal
 
Vol. 12, Issue 3 (2015)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma & Driving
  • Glaucoma Special Interest Group
  • July 2015 Glaucoma Awareness Appeal
  • Reader's story - Smart Phones & Eye Pressure
  • Eye on Research
  • Public Mailbox
  • Christmas Appeal
 
Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2015)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Contact lenses for the future
  • What causes eye allergies?
  • July is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Reader's story
  • Eye on Research
  • Public Mailbox
 
Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2015)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Managing Glaucoma - The Doctor's Perspective
  • Letter to Members
  • Beyond Glaucoma - Dry Eyes
  • New Sponsor - Douglas Pharmaceuticals
  • Special New Year Appeal
  • Public Mailbox
 
Vol. 11, Issue 3 (2014)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Summer Activities and Glaucoma
  • Eye Drops - Part 2
  • Ambassadors for Glaucoma NZ
  • July 2014 Glaucoma Awareness Appeal
  • Life Style Adjustments May Reduce The Risk of Glaucoma
  • Public Mailbox
  • Public Meetings 2014
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 11, Issue 2 (2014)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Round Up The Usual Suspects
  • Eye Drops
  • July Is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Maximise Your Vision With The Right Lighting
  • B. I. G. Breakfast
  • New Developments
  • Community Fundraising
  • Laser Treatment In Glaucoma
 
Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2014)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma Worldwide
  • New Surgical Procedures For Glaucoma
  • Public Mail Box
  • Maximise Your Vision With The Right Lighting
  • Eye On Research
  • New Developments
  • GNZ Professional Education Programme
  • For New Readers
  • Community Fundraising
  • Public Meetings 2014
  • New Year Appeal
 
Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2013)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Eye on Research
  • Paediatric Glaucoma
  • Simple Test Could Save Your Sight
  • Our and About
  • New Developments
  • Sunshine and Eyes
  • Public Mail Box
  • Art Sale
  • Public Meetings 2013
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2013)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Eye on Research
  • Acute Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma and Air Travel
  • Out and About
  • July is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Could you 'Give the Gift of Sight'?
  • Public Mail Box
  • Public Meetings 2013
 
Vol. 10, Issue 1 (2013)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • New Year Resolutions for Your Eyes
  • Visual Field Loss in Glaucoma
  • New Trustee for Glaucoma NZ / Glaucoma NZ Farewells Founding Trustee
  • Eye on Research
  • Putting In Eye Drops
  • Keep Your Eyes On The Road - Glaucoma and Driving
  • Glaucoma NZ Summer Student Research Grant Report
  • Public Meetings 2013
  • Out and About
  • Public Mail Box
  • Sponsors
  • New Year Appeal
 
Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2012)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Beyond Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma NZ Research Grant for Summer Student
  • Glaucoma NZ Celebrates 10 Years
  • Awareness of Glaucoma Hits a New High
  • Making a Noise About a Silent Theif
  • Eye on Research
  • Reader's Story - Living With Glaucoma
  • Public Mailbox
  • Public Meetings
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2012)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma Sufferers At Higher Risk Of Falling
  • Glam Gala
  • Beyond Glaucoma - Macular Degeneration
  • Important Discoveries By Auckland Scientists
  • Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • How Are Glaucoma Patient's Actually Discovered
  • Reader's Story
 
Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2012)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma NZ Celebrates 10 Years
  • Reader's Story
  • Public Mailbox
  • Beyond Glaucoma - Dry Eyes
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Eye On Research
  • Public Meetings 2012
  • New Year Appeal
 
Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2011)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • The Glaucoma Journey - Part 3
  • A Patient's Experience -Laser Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Working With Your Doctor
  • Research Grant For Summer Student
  • July 2011 Annual Awareness Appeal
  • Public Meetings
  • Public Mailbox
  • Out and About
  • Volunteering For A Clinical Research Study
  • Christmas Research Appeal - Finding A Cure
 
Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2011)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Visual Field Defects - Howthe Brain Fills In The Blanks
  • The Glaucoma Journey - Part 2
  • July is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Interview With Professor Harry Quigley
  • Macular Degeneration vs. Glaucoma
  • Readers Story
  • Public Mail Box
  • Out and About
  • Public Meetings 2011
  • Professional Education Programme
 
Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2011)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Outer Space Travel
  • The Glaucoma Journey - Part 1
  • Reader's Story
  • Juvenile Glaucoma
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome / Pigmentary Glaucoma
  • Professional Education Programme
  • Stem Cells in Glaucoma
  • Public Mail Box
  • Public Meetings
 
Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2010)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Promising NZ Woundcare Treatment
  • Encourage Patients To Be Glaucoma Aware
  • John’s Glaucoma Detected In Time
  • Life Style Adjustments May Reduce the Risk of Glaucoma
  • Laser Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Public Mail Box
  • Cataracts & Glaucoma
  • Public Meetings
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2010)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • To Drive Or Not To Drive
  • For New Readers
  • Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome
  • Make The Most of Your Visits to Your Eye Specialist
  • Reader's Story
  • Headaches and Glaucoma - What is the Connection?
  • July is Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Too Much Pressure - Now and the Future
  • Out and About
  • Public Meetings 2010
  • Public Mail Box
  • New Zealand National Eye Bank
 
Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2010)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Galileo Had Glaucoma!
  • Glaucoma Worldwide
  • For New Readers
  • Traumatic Glaucoma
  • Reader's Story - The Changing Face of Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma and Air Travel
  • Putting in Eye Drops
  • Your Eyes and Bicycle Tyres
  • Saving Sight with Professional Education
  • What Does The Doctor See Inside Your Eyes
  • Public Mailbox
  • ASB Extends A Helping hand
  • Public Meetings
  • Appeals 
 
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2009)    Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • A New Understanding of Glaucoma
  • For New Readers
  • Sunshine and Eyes
  • Out and About - Fiji Mission
  • July 2009 Annual Awareness Appeal
  • Watch Out For Your Eyes
  • Reader's Story - The Cactus
  • The Water-Drinking Test
  • New Trustee For Glaucoma NZ
  • Public Mailbox
  • Pharmacy Guild and Glaucoma NZ
  • Public Meetings
  • Glaucoma NZ Professional Education Programme
  • Christmas Research Appeal
 
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2009)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • July Annual Awareness Appeal
  • Glaucoma and Daily Life
  • For New Readers
  • Glaucoma and Pregnancy
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty - Laser Treatment For Chronic Glaucoma
  • Some Common Lifestyle Questions
  • Reader's Story - Life With Glaucoma Since Birth
  • Bedtime Mantra
  • Entertainment Books
  • Research Update
  • Public Mail Box
  • New Staff Member Joins the Glaucoma NZ Team
  • Out and About
  • Public Meetings
 
Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2009)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Introducing GNZ's New Chair
  • New Executive Manager for GNZ
  • Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma
  • Some Common Questions Answered
  • How Does Glaucoma Affect Daily Life
  • Reader’s Story - My Life With Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma in Animals
  • Leading New Zealand Light Turns 70
  • Public Mail Box
 
Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2008)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • From the Foundation Chairman
  • Your Questions / Your Tips
  • Living With Eye Drops - Survey Results
  • For New Readers
  • ...Your Glaucoma Eye Examination: Part 3
  • Reader’s Story
  • Laser Treatments for Glaucoma
  • New Website Launched
  • NZ National Eye Centre
  • Research
  • Public Meetings 2008
 
Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2008)  

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  • GNZ and the Community
  • The ‘45 Plus 5’
  • Glaucoma Eye Examination
  • For New Readers
  • Questions About Risk Factors & more
  • Assess Your Risk Factors For Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma and Driving and the Law
  • Eye Examination: Pt 2 - Optic Disc
  • Public Meetings
  • Glaucoma NZ News
  • Have Your Say
 
Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2008)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • World Glaucoma Day
  • New Eyelights Format
  • Dr Geoff Wallace
  • Rotary Regatta
  • News
  • Glaucoma and Eye Drops
  • My Trip Down Glaucoma Road
  • Those Eye Drops...
  • Your Glaucoma Eye Examination: Part 1
  • For New Readers
  • Research
  • Public Meetings 2008
 
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2007)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Electrophysiological Testing
  • Glaucoma NZ Research Grant for 2008
  • Risk Assessment
  • Glaucoma NZ Public Meetings
  • Glaucoma Questions & Answers
  • Effective Eye Drop Instillation
  • Poem
  • World Glaucoma Day
 
Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2007)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Awareness Campaigns – To Save Sight
  • The Genetic Basis of Glaucoma
  • ERG – An Informative Tool
  • Your Glaucoma “Screening” Test
  • Appreciation Awards for GNZ Volunteers
  • Glaucoma Questions & Answers
  • Report on Awareness Week
  • Over-the-Counter Spectacles
  • Glaucoma NZ Bequests Brochure
 
Vol. 4, Issue 2 (2007)

 

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  • "45 Plus 5" - Glaucoma Awareness Week
  • The Genetic Basis of Glaucoma
  • Ganglion Cells
  • Glaucoma Questions & Answers
  • Awards Presentation
  • Bequests
  • Eye Drop Aids
  • New Staff Member
 
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2007)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Making a Difference
  • The Genetic Basis of Glaucoma
  • The Retina
  • Classification of Glaucoma's
  • Cycling for Glaucoma NZ
  • Quiz - Who's Who
  • Zeiss Sponsorship for Glaucoma NZ
  • Optometrist's Study With Glaucoma NZ

Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2006)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Message from the Chairman
  • Mr Gordon Sanderson MNZM
  • Focus on Research
  • Say it with Flowers
  • Angle Closure Q & A
  • Glaucoma Quiz
  • Knowledge of Glaucoma - Survey Findings
  • How Never to Run Out of Eye Drops
  • The Ophthalmic Nurse and Glaucoma
  • Forthcoming Meetings

Vol. 3 Issue 3 (2006)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Don't Lose Sight of Your Family
  • GNZ's Neighbours - NZ National Eye Bank
  • The Cornea: Clear Window of the Eye
  • The Cornea and IOP
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma - Q & A
  • Scarring - Glaucoma Surgery Failure
  • Expanding Role of Optometry
  • On Your Bike for Glaucoma NZ!
  • August is Save Our Sight Month
 
Vol. 3 Issue 2 (2006)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Glaucoma New Zealand - the People
  • Glaucoma New Zealand's Neighbours
  • Thyroid Eye Disease and Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - A Multiplicity of Conditions
  • Glaucoma the Focus of National Meeting
  • Punctal Occlusion
  • Gael Takes London in Her Stride
  • Travelling With Glaucoma
 
Vol. 3 Issue 1 (2006)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • About Glaucoma New Zealand
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT)
  • Glaucoma NZ Funds Research
  • Research in New Zealand
  • Prof Tony Molteno - ONZM
  • Selenium and Glaucoma
  • Compliance: Patient's End of the Bargain
  • Tachyphylaxis
 
Vol. 2 Issue 4 (2005)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • About Glaucoma New Zealand
  • Glaucoma's Southern Man
  • Focus on Research - Molteno Implants
  • Glaucoma in Babies and Young Children
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome
  • Bungee Cords Can Cause Eye Damage
  • adidas Auckland Marathon
 
Vol. 2 Issue 3 (2005)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • adidas Auckland Marathon
  • Stem Cells and Glaucoma
  • The Right way Up - Yoga Do's and Don't
  • Peter's Story
  • You Don't See What You Don't See!
  • Meetings, Meetings, Meetings
 
Vol. 2 Issue 2 (2005)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Mayors for Sight
  • Measuring the Intraocular Pressure
  • Paediatic Glaucoma
  • Eye Donation
  • GNZ Public Meeting - A Nurse's View
  • Natural Remedies for Glaucoma?
 
Vol. 2 Issue 1 (2005)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • My Experience with Glaucoma
  • Focus on Research : Stem Cells
  • Examining the Angle
  • What You Know and What you Don't
  • Natural Remedies : Marijuana
  • Public Meetings
 

Vol. 1 Issue 6 (2004)

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  • VDU Screens and Glaucoma
  • Trabeculectomy Surgery
  • "Trabs" or Drops?
  • Personal Story from a 50 year-old man
  • Focus on Research: Cholesterol
  • Eye Treatments Have Improved!
 
Vol. 1 Issue 5 (2004)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • Focus on Research
  • The One Eyed Trial
  • Recyling
  • Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome
  • Keeping You Blood Vessels Healthy
  • Visual Field Testing
  • Perimeters
  • Adidas Auckland Marathon
 
Vol. 1 Issue 4 (2004)   Get this issue in PDF Format
 
  • What is Intraocular Pressuer?
  • A Personal Story
  • Focus on Research
  • Glaucoma Treatments
  • Short and Long Eyes
  • Eye Care Practitioners
  • Six Strange Requests
  • Ray Charles 1930-2004
 

Vol 1 Issue 3(2004)

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  • What is Ocular Hypertension?
  • Glaucoma Treatments
  • How Compliance Can Save Your Sight
  • The Eye as a Camera
  • Understanding Our Vision
  • Cataract and Glaucoma
  • Focus on Research
  • Genes and Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma & Lifestyle
  • How Do Eye Drops Work?
 

Vol 1 Issue 2 (2003)

 

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  • What is Normal Tension Glaucoma? Who has Glaucoma?
  • Glaucoma Treatments
  • Understanding Vision
  • Blood Flow in Optic Nerve
  • Glaucoma Treatments
  • Understanding Visual Field Testing
  • Some Questions Answered
  • Glaucoma Lifestyle
  • Hints for Using Eyedrops
 

Vol 1 Issue 1 (2003)

 

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  • What is Glaucoma?
  • Who has Glaucoma?
  • Glaucoma Treatments
  • Understanding Vision
  • Focus on Research -- Neuroprotection
  • Now that I have Glaucoma...
  • Do's and Don'ts about your Drops
  • Myths and Legends that Blind Us
  • Public Meetings
 

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