Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation Newsletters
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I donated to say Thank YouMarch 2022 Newsletter
After staff at Sydney Eye Hospital went above and beyond to help Jonathon during COVID lockdowns last year, he wanted to say ‘thank you’ in a meaningful way.
Meet our Outpatient Nursing Unit Manager, LesleySeptember 2021 Newsletter
If you’ve been to the Outpatient Unit, you’ve probably met Lesley McDowell, our Nurse Unit Manager.
As a surgeon, most of my patients would become rapidly blind without emergency surgeryMarch 2021 Newsletter
Meet Dr Andrew Chang, vitreoretinal surgeon, Head of the Vitreoretinal Unit and the Head of Ophthalmology at the Sydney Eye Hospital.
“I was rushed from the Kokoda Track to the Sydney Eye Hospital and realised I may never see again.” – Charlie LynnSeptember 2020 Newsletter
2019 was a big year for the Foundation AND for the beneficiaries of our donors generosity.
Thank you for helping people like ReginaldMay 2020 Newsletter
One of the most common reasons people need care at Sydney Eye Hospital is an infection of the cornea.
Sore eyes from the bushfire smoke? One of our leading doctors shares adviceMarch 2020 Newsletter
Prof Gerard Sutton is an ophthalmic surgeon and Professor of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology here at Sydney Eye Hospital. He recently gave a radio interview on the problem of eye health during the bushfires.
$200,000 Grant Leads to Potential Breakthrough for DiabeticsDecember 2019 Newsletter
Your support of Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation has helped fund a clinical study by Professor Mark Gillies that could help save the sight of millions.
Another World First in His SightsSpring 2019 Newsletter
With your support, ophthalmologist Dr Greg Moloney is pioneering a new technique at the Sydney Eye Hospital that could restore sight to millions.
Roy's Retina Was Peeling Away Like WallpaperJune 2019 Newsletter
When Roy Bishop discovered that “the world was getting very dark” he initially put o getting it checked out. Once he did though he found himself on a fast-track – time was of the essence.
Building A Better SurgeryMarch 2019 Newsletter
Treatment Without a TransplantOctober 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.
One Great Imaging Machine Doing So MuchApril 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.
3-D Cameras Will Make a Big DifferenceAugust 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.
Bullied Girl’s Life Takes a Turn for The BetterMarch 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.
Better Than a Smart PhoneOctober 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.
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.
An Inspirational Philanthropist’s TaleMarch 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.
A Rare Iris Implant Restores ConfidenceOctober 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.
Stories of Resounding Hope From Brand-New ProcedureJune 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.
Professor Watson’s Mission to Save EyesightOctober 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.
Streamlining Treatment at The Brand-New Bicentennial ClinicJune 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.
Corneal Distortion Project Finding LeadsSeptember 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.
New Equipment in ActionDecember 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.
Videos on Common Eye Conditions LaunchedMay 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.
What One Doctor Gained from His Retinal Fellowship YearMay 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.
A “Walking Miracle” and Our Christmas AppealNovember 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.
New Treatment for Corneal ConditionSeptember 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.
Help Us See Beyond the DiseaseMay 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.
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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