Macula Day – Join us for a free seminar and morning tea!

23 May, 2019

Queensland Eye Institute Foundation invites you to join us for a free macular degeneration seminar and morning tea at 9:30 on Thursday, 23 May 2019. The event will focus on macular disease, including age-related macula degeneration and diabetic eye disease. The event will support Macular Disease Foundation’s Macula Month, an annual campaign which runs for the month of May. Discussions will focus on learning about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options of macular disease, including prevention measures, low vision aids and technologies.

General Information


The event will be held at the Queensland Eye Institute on Level 2, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane 4101.

There are major public car parks located at the South Bank precinct and are within walking distance.


From 9:30am on 23 May 2019


9:00–9:30am – Arrival

At 9:30am

  • Welcome by QEIF’s CEO, Professor Mark Radford
  • Presentation by QEI Clinic’s Retina, Macula Specialist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Associate Professor Anthony Kwan
  • Presentation by QEI’s Research Officer, Dr Audra Shadforth

At 10:30am – Morning tea

From 10:50am

  • Patient case study
  • Presentation by Macula Disease Foundation’s Partnership Manager, Colette Kinsella
  • Presentation by Quantum’s State Manager, Peter Cracknell
  • Presentation by QEI’s Community Relations Manager, Jane Dodds

At 12:00pm – Closing