Webinar: How to Protect and Enhance your Eyesight

Discover the latest treatments and advances in eye health.

Date
Wed 30th Jun 2021
Time
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location
Online AET

Presentation Summary
St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne’s Glaucoma specialist, Associate Professor Michael Coote, will reveal the three key conditions that can lead to vision loss in people over 55.

He’ll provide insights into why it’s so important to get your eyes checked, what to expect from glasses and what happens to your eyes as you age.

Plus, learn about the development of a glaucoma device that will revolutionise the treatment of glaucoma. This progressive eye condition that can cause blindness, affects over 300,000 Australians.

Presenter: Associate Professor Michael Coote is a consultant at St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne. He is a senior glaucoma consultant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Melbourne and is the previous Clinical Director of Ophthalmology. He is the managing partner of Melbourne Eye Specialists, an academic private practice in Melbourne specialising in Glaucoma management. He is also a Board Director of St Vincent’s Health Australia. He is on the Board of ACMD and he chairs the Board sub-committee in Research and Education and is a member of the Board Quality Committee.

Michael is an active researcher, mainly in the area of glaucoma surgery and is the Chairman and co-founder of a start-up developing glaucoma surgery innovations. He has developed the CERA model of bleb porosity testing which can be used to test key components of glaucoma surgery and implant design. He is currently on the Executive team of the International Society for Glaucoma Surgery and was the program chair for the September 2018 International Congress in Glaucoma Surgery in Montreal.

Webinar Date: Wednesday 30th June 2021   

Time:  12.00 noon

Duration: 45 minute presentation followed by a 15 minute Q&A session

Registration: Please register below.

Contact

St Vincent's Foundation
Ground floor
Rear, 55 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy, Victoria 3065