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Cutting-edge technology helps Eye and Ear patients

November 5, 2014

Cutting-edge technology helps Eye and Ear patients Mrs Pauline Gandel, Mrs Lorraine Lack and Dr David Szmulewicz

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital has officially launched the Gandel Philanthropy Balance Disorders Diagnostics, an area dedicated to a new balance disorder diagnostic and management system.

The room houses a state-of-the-art Epley Omniax System. This new cutting-edge technology was obtained thanks to generous funding from a Gandel Philanthropy Community Build grant, and is only one of 34 in the world.

Eye and Ear patient Lorraine Lack was diagnosed with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) the most common cause of vertigo earlier this year. Lorraine was one of the first patients to benefit from the new machine.

Lorraine shared her story with Channel 9 news.

Click here to watch the Channel 9 news story, Treatment for Vertigo turns medicine on its head

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