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MiaWhen Sydney mum, Fiona, sent her daughter to kindergarten for an eye test provided through the StEPS program*, she didn’t imagine how profound the results would be. Mia was diagnosed with amblyopia - a condition also known as ‘lazy eye'.

Grace and Gabby’s story PDF  | Print |  E-mail

GabbySeveral years ago, Karen’s daughters, Grace, now 12, and Gabby, 9, were both diagnosed with eye conditions that, if left untreated, could have severely damaged their eyesight.

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AmberAmber Wilson was only 21 years old when she first noticed a change in her vision. She was at the Tropfest short film festival in Sydney in 2004, and realised she couldn't focus

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MelanieAt 20, Melanie Vella had a routine eye check that revealed changes to the retina of her eyes. Having lived with Type 1 diabetes since age 5, Melanie is very much aware of the risks to her eyesight...