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At Glaucoma New Zealand, we provide resources to support and guide those navigating their way through glaucoma. Below is a collection of our fact sheets, which provide detailed information on a wealth of glaucoma related topics. 

These are easily accessible below. If you’re interested in receiving pre-printed sheets, you can order them by downloading and returning this form.  


Fact Sheets:

Glaucoma NZ

Acute angle closure glaucoma

Angle closure glaucoma

Eye Drop Side Effects

Glaucoma and cataract

Glaucoma and Gingko Biloba

Glaucoma Eye Examination Checklist

Glaucoma and lifestyle factors

Glaucoma and macular degeneration

Laser peripheral iridotomy

Laser trabeculoplasty

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Normal pressure glaucoma

Ocular hypertension

Pigment dispersion syndrome

Primary open angle glaucoma

Pseudoexfoliation syndrome

Trabeculectomy surgery

XEN patient booklet - New Zealand

Adverse events of XEN® should be reported to the local Allergan office (phone 0800 659 912 or email MedDeviceComplaintsAPAC@Allergan.com)


Other sites and resources that may be useful include: 

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

MIGS stands for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. These are relatively new procedures that use tiny incisions and microscopic equipment to lower eye pressure.


Save Sight Society

New Zealand ophthalmologists raising public awareness of the causes of blindness and promoting research into the causes of eye diseases and their treatment.


Blind Foundation

Glaucoma fact sheets are offered in Maori, Samoan, Niuean and Tongan as well as English.


Sight Loss Services

Information, equipment and support for people with low vision throughout New Zealand.



This health site has a glaucoma section.


Glaucoma Australia

Our Australian colleagues are working hard 'to minimise sight disability from glaucoma' across the Tasman.


Southwestern Eye Center's Glaucoma Risk Calculator

Are You at Risk for Developing Glaucoma?


The Glaucoma Learning Center

From the Prevent Blindness America organisation.


The Glaucoma Foundation

Based in New York.


Glaucoma Research Foundation

Based in San Francisco.


International Glaucoma Association

This website provides information in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. 


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