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Eye Health and Research Lectures for the Community

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Leading medical research institute, the Lions Eye Institute is hosting a series of free community lectures on Tuesday 22nd October as part of its inaugural Research Week.

10am – Professor Bill Morgan will present his research into glaucoma and his collaboration with NASA, in his talk ‘Adventures in pressure space – what does the optic nerve do in glaucoma and outer space?’

1130am – Dr Andea Ang will present on all things LASIK and Laser Refractive Surgery in her talk, ‘Can I get rid of my glasses Doc?’

1pm – Dr Hessom Razavi will use virtual reality technology to take the audience on a ‘Journey into the eye’, looking at the eye and disease in a new way.

230pm – Dr Angus Turner will share his work with the Lions Outback Vision team in his talk, ‘Country eyes – how to give sight-saving treatment away from the city lights’.

All sessions are free to attend, however registration is required. More information: lei.org.au

When?

10.00am - 4.00pm Tuesday, 22 October

Where?

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
Verdun Street
Nedlands, Western Australia

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