Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation Newsletters


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October 2018 Newsletter

Treatment Without a Transplant

October 2018 Newsletter

A new approach to Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy is yielding great results – and has won an award.
PLUS updates on the iFix pen, concussion campaign, and 2018 Fellowships.


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April 2018 Newsletter

One Great Imaging Machine Doing So Much

April 2018 Newsletter

The Heidelberg angiography and OCT system replaces three machines with one in a single sitting – so we're helping the Sydney Eye Hospital make an upgrade. PLUS how the Foundation spent its funds in 2017.


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August 2017 Newsletter

3-D Cameras Will Make a Big Difference

August 2017 Newsletter

Our appeal to buy three Zeiss OCT cameras that map, track and monitor much of the eye painlessly – and cut waiting times!
PLUS 2017 Fellowships.


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March 2017 Newsletter

Bullied Girl’s Life Takes a Turn for The Better

March 2017 Newsletter

Read about a 13-year-old who was bullied and depressed by her severe eye turn and the operation that got her back on track.
PLUS why we're fundraising for a wide-field retinal camera, and what orthoptists do.


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October 2016 Newsletter

Better Than a Smart Phone

October 2016 Newsletter

Help us fund a second anterior-segment camera and significantly improve surgery and record-keeping of front-of-eye work at Sydney Eye Hospital.
PLUS 2016 Fellowships.


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June 2016 Tax Appeal

Eyesight from a Canine Tooth?

June 2016 Tax Appeal

Get updated on the K-Pro (Keratoprosthesis) Project. Meet two new recipients with wonderful stories. Join an appeal to expand the program to the most difficult cases, where the patient's tooth gets involved!
PLUS the new Luma 700.


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March 2016 Newsletter

An Inspirational Philanthropist’s Tale

March 2016 Newsletter

Mabs Melville’s splendid life included an awful lot of giving – read about her under-the-radar philanthropy.
PLUS a man who went from patient to donor, and the brilliant new Luma 700 retinal viewing system.


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October 2015 Newsletter

A Rare Iris Implant Restores Confidence

October 2015 Newsletter

An iris implant under a corneal graft helps repair Natalie’s fungus-damaged left eye – a vivid true story.
PLUS 2015 Fellowships from across the world.


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June 2015 Newsletter

Stories of Resounding Hope From Brand-New Procedure

June 2015 Newsletter

Dr Greg Moloney introduces the first 3 recipients of a Boston Keratoprosthesis in Australia – and their inspiring outcomes.
PLUS a late night iridotomy.


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October 2014 Newsletter

Professor Watson’s Mission to Save Eyesight

October 2014 Newsletter

Prof Stephanie Watson wears many hats in eye treatment, from stem-cell researcher to inventor. But her real mission is to make a difference by saving eyesight…
PLUS 2014 Fellowships.


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June 2014 Newsletter

Streamlining Treatment at The Brand-New Bicentennial Clinic

June 2014 Newsletter

An interview with Assoc Prof Alex Hunyor about this state-of-the-art facility. For nerds and techies, learn about the million-dollar gear purchased through the foundation (including an aberrometer!).
PLUS a true story of eyesight saved twice.


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September 2013 Newsletter

Corneal Distortion Project Finding Leads

September 2013 Newsletter

Keratoconus is the number one reason for corneal transplant and the Eye Hospital's team researching the field is gaining great insights.
PLUS 2013 Fellowships.


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December 2012 Newsletter

New Equipment in Action

December 2012 Newsletter

Funded by the Foundation, the new Intraocular Endoscopy Equipment gets to work.
PLUS an update on the keratoconus work, which is making an international splash.


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May 2012 Newsletter

Videos on Common Eye Conditions Launched

May 2012 Newsletter

Our informative DVDs deal with cataract, glaucoma, corneal grafting, retinal and oculoplastic surgeries, and treatments and what to expect if you're going through them.
PLUS breakthrough research into post-cataract-surgical complications, and 2012 Fellowships.


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May 2011 Newsletter

What One Doctor Gained from His Retinal Fellowship Year

May 2011 Newsletter

As Graham Lovett Vitreoretinal Fellow, Dr Saumil Sheth performed 500 operations under a team of experts who were “like reading eight textbooks on surgical retina that had been woven into one”.
PLUS the latest 2011 Fellowships, Scholarships, keratoconus news, and an inspiring bequest. surgical retina that had been woven into one.


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November 2010 Christmas Appeal Letter

A “Walking Miracle” and Our Christmas Appeal

November 2010 Christmas Appeal Letter

Twenty years after her eye operation, Denise finally gets to see her surgeon and the city where the surgery happened, Sydney.


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September 2010 Newsletter

New Treatment for Corneal Condition

September 2010 Newsletter

Learn more about the corneal-thinning condition known as keratoconus - and new patented research techniques being pioneered at the Eye Hospital.
PLUS all about the SH/SEH Auxiliary, an inspirational letter, and behind-the-scenes with an ophthalmic nurse.


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May 2010 Newsletter

Help Us See Beyond the Disease

May 2010 Newsletter

A campaign to help buy an Intraocular Endoscope – a machine that lets surgeons see into the hidden recesses of even the most damaged eyes.


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March 2010 Newsletter

Discover FOSH (Friends of the Sydney Hospital)

March 2010 Newsletter

How volunteers provide brilliant aid to Sydney Hospital, raising funds, staffing the shop, making handicrafts, driving the trolley service, running tours, and being a major benefactor to Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation. You can join FOSH yourself!


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