This 'Promoting Regular Eye Checks' video was produced to allay concerns and fears about the eye examination and to demonstrate the eye component of the MBS Item 715 Adult Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Additional Multimedia Resources
MedicineX - Diabetic Macular Oedema XPLAINED
Medical jargon can be confusing, but, we take away that confusion through storytelling. Diabetic Macular Oedema Xplained takes us on Julia’s journey with Diabetic Macular Oedema in an engaging, informative and entertaining story. Be sure to download your copy today!
Lions Outback Vision - Bad Sugar, Bad Eyes (video)
This resource has been developed in the form of a short animated video clip which aims to highlight key patient information about diabetes and its effects on the eye, as well as the importance of, and justification for annual eye screening in order to increase awareness in the Indigenous Australian community.
Lions Outback Vision - Diabetic Retinopathy (video)
Diabetic Retinopathy treatment explained.
Big City Trip (video)
Budaya Productions have completed Sight For All's video for Aboriginal patients who need to come from remote communities to Adelaide or major towns for eye surgery. "Big City Trip" is played to patients in the health clinics to help alleviate fears about the journey, the surgery, and its outcomes. Sight For All acknowledges OZ Minerals who sponsored this initiative.
Sid's Bad Sugar (video)
Sight For All have recently finished working with Rubber House and Eddie White on an animated video to raise awareness amongst Aboriginal people of the potentially blinding complications of diabetic eye disease. Sight For All acknowledges OZ Minerals who sponsored this initiative.
Aunty Marys Story (video)
Titled 'Aunty Mary's Story', this video is the cornerstone of a collaborative campaign between Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and Aboriginal Elder Aunty Mary Hooker, a Bundjalung woman, who has impaired vision. Brien Holden Vision.
Aunty Marys Story: Diabetic Retinopahy Cost Mary her Sight (video)
Mary, 54, a Bundjolong woman from Taree was declared legally blind last year. Just over 27 years ago she was diagnosed with diabetes and over the years, due to associated complications, she developed diabetic retinopathy. Brien Holden Vision.