Professional Symposium

2024 Glaucoma NZ Professional Symposium – ‘Back to the Future’

This is a hybrid event open to all health professionals. It offers a wide range of glaucoma presentations focused on the exciting future of glaucoma management, convened by Professor Helen Danesh-Meyer. Enjoy a day of great food, coffee, and networking with your peers during an interactive learning session with leading ophthalmologists and optometrists. Review the 2024 programme

ODOB accredited – GE 6.55 

Our keynote speaker, Professor Jamie Craig, will present “Using genetics for risk assessment in glaucoma; the future is now.”

Professor Jamie Craig is a clinician-scientist and glaucoma subspecialist who is a world leader in the discovery and translation of glaucoma genetics. He is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Academic Head of Ophthalmology at Flinders University, published >300 publications; including in Nature Genetics, Nature, Ophthalmology and JAMA Ophthalmology.

His work on genetic risk profiling in glaucoma led to the establishment of Seonix Bio and the launch of SightScore, an accredited polygenic risk score for glaucoma.  This test is now being used in the early detection and personalised management of glaucoma.

9:00am – 5:00pm – Sunday 16th June 2024.
Tote on Ascot, Ellerslie Race Course, Auckland, or from the comfort of your own home

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