Flinders is at the forefront of finding solutions for glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. By 2020, glaucoma will affect 80 million people worldwide, […]
The eyesight of millions may be saved thanks to Flinders University’s visionary genetic research which has been awarded more than $9 million in federal funding. A […]
While doctors take delight in solving the common issue of refractive vision error by prescribing eye glasses, Flinders University researchers have found that many patients are […]
Ophthalmology experts at Flinders have played a pivotal role in discovering a new genetic cause for primary congenital glaucoma – a leading cause of blindness in children.
The discovery of new genetic areas linked to an increased risk of glaucoma will help prevent one of the leading cause of irreversible blindness in Asia.
Dementia, bowel cancer and glaucoma are among diseases to be addressed by researchers at Flinders with National Health and Medical Research Council funding of nearly $5.1 million.
A person’s chance of developing glaucoma – the leading cause of blindness worldwide – could now be easier to predict following the discovery of new disease-related genes by Flinders researchers.
Flinders University researcher Dr Tiger Zhou has won a prestigious Lions Medical Research Foundation Scholarship in Medicine to search for genes that cause glaucoma.
Researchers from Flinders University are looking into the past to predict whether some people in the early stages of glaucoma are likely to go blind in the future.