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  This year the team at Precision Eye Clinic are going to be walking the Point to Pinnacle of the 15th of November. But we are not just walking – are aim is to fundraise for Guide Dogs Tasmania. This great local charity doesn’t just provide Guide Dogs but a whole range of services to […]

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Dr Andrew Jones

by Dr Andrew Jones

  Diabetes is on the increase and this year the National Diabetes Week campaign (July 12-18) is looking to raise awareness of the growing number of people who have it. It is growing faster than any other chronic disease. https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/news/14751?type=articles

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Dr Andrew Jones

by Dr Andrew Jones

What does that mean for patients? Julie Heraghty, CEO, Macular Disease Foundation Australia said, “This is an outstanding result for patients currently needing treatment for these sight-threatening diseases. To now have access to this highly effective treatment via the PBS will greatly improve the health outcomes of Australians both now and into the future.” For […]

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Dr Andrew Jones

by Dr Andrew Jones

Over Macular Degeneration awareness week The Mercury highlighted both the importance of diet and the need for regular eye checks. In a survey commissioned by the Macular Disease Foundation 47% of Australians ranked loss of sight as their number one health concern. But one in four Australians >50 yrs old still haven’t had their eyes […]

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Dr Andrew Jones

by Dr Andrew Jones

Next week is Macular Degeneration Awareness week and the theme this year is how is your Macula? Good nutrition is an important in maintaining macular health and to highlight this the foundation is looking for contributions to a Macula Menu. Eye friendly ingredients include dark leafy vegetables and fish. The foundation is looking for healthy well balanced […]

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Dr Andrew Jones

by Dr Andrew Jones