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Lions Eye Institute Eye Health Lectures

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Good eyesight plays an integral role in people’s quality of life. The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) will share important developments in research into vision loss and blindness during the inaugural LEI Research Week.

LEI Research Week will comprise a series of free events, including:

10am - Professor Bill Morgan, Glaucoma Ophthalmologist and LEI Managing Director, speaking about ‘Adventures in the pressure space - what does the optic nerve do in Glaucoma and outer space?’ Professor Morgan will be presenting on his research into glaucoma and his collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 11.30am - Dr Andrea Ang, Corneal and Refractive Ophthalmologist, presenting ‘Can I get rid of my glasses Doc?’ Dr Ang will cover all things LASIK and Laser Refractive Surgery.

1pm - Dr Hessom Razavi, Retinal Ophthalmologist, taking you on a ‘Journey into the Eye’. Using virtual reality technology, Dr Razavi will take the audience on a virtual journey through the eye and disease.

2.30pm - Dr Angus Turner, McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision, speaking about ‘Country eyes: how to give sight-saving treatment away from the city lights’, covering all elements of remote eye health care and the amazing work of the Lions Outback Vision team.

To reserve your free ticket please see here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/eye-health-research-lecture-series-tickets-71473417917

For more information on each event please visit our website here: https://www.lei.org.au/about/news/lei-research-week-2019/

When?

10.00am - 4.00pm Tuesday, 22 October

Where?

McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
6 Verdun St
Nedlands, Western Australia

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