Listen to Eye Health Special51:456 June 2021

Ian Wishart, CEO of the Fred Hollows Foundation, discusses the work of Fred Hollows and how the Foundation has continued his legacy of restoring sight; Dr Mark McCombe, a consultant ophthalmologist and retinal specialist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, talks about the treatment of eye disorders and disease; and patient Amber shares her experience of recovery from eye surgery. The team also discuss the impact of Kit, the Butterfly Foundations AI chatbot, and explore a study on how different words affect how kids interact with their parents. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr G-Spot.

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