Patient Stories

  • 16 Aug, 2022

Heroes do not always wear capes

Earlier this year, a local primary school had a hero day to raise money for the flood appeal throughout Queensland. Many students would have dressed u...

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  • 21 Apr, 2022

Hope in Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials give hope to so many people. Giselle is currently sixth months into a clinical trial for her vision loss. Keen to be ‘part of the so...

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  • 26 May, 2021

Help Us Help Max

450,000 Australians are impacted by vision loss in 2021 To those who meet him, Max George appears to be a regular, happy one year old. On first impres...

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  • 23 May, 2019

Please read little Oscar’s story and help make a difference this tax year

By the age of five, Oscar had endure over 15 operations to control his congenital glaucoma. He has now sadly developed a cataract in his glaucoma affe...

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  • 17 May, 2018

Meet Michelle and help us save sight

Michelle has been a patient of the QEI Clinic for almost 30 years. She was just six weeks old when she had two major surgeries after being diagnosed w...

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  • 03 Mar, 2018

Noel’s legacy

Over 40 million cells preserved for the Australian research industry. In the September edition of Eyecure, QEI highlighted the story of Pam and Noel w...

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  • 13 Nov, 2017

Jason was born with congenital glaucoma

Jason has congenital glaucoma. Blind in one eye since birth, he now has just 10% sight left in his other eye. Tragically, he could wake up any day com...

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  • 16 Oct, 2017

We’re two people with one pair of eyes

Seeing the same movie twice at the cinema is something people do because they love a film. For Pam and Noel, it was something they did out of love for...

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  • 07 Dec, 2015

Blindness, loss of vision: it will never happen to me

Anna was 50 when she lost most of her sight, leaving only a small window of peripheral vision. ‘I couldn’t even begin to describe the impact it ha...

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