Our Vision Is

A future where no one is suffering from a preventable eye disease

Our Focus Is

The promotion of skills and knowledge for the prevention of eye disease, both locally and internationally

Our Strategic Approach Is

Working collaboratively to support research and provide training opportunities for the  eye health professionals of the future

We Support

Ophthalmic research, education and training, and developing capacity in areas of unmet need

Current projects

Australian Vision Research (AVR)

We are partnering with AVR to support Medical Research aimed at finding cures for preventable blindness

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Western Australian Branch

We are providing educational resources for visiting lecturers, teaching materials and lecture opportunities for trainees 


Lions eye Institute

Professors Chandra Balaratnasingam, Tim Jones and Dao-Yi Yu, and doctors Antony Clark and Martin Hein are investigating a novel non-invasive technique for detecting early retinal microvascular dysfunction in children with diabetes mellitus. 

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) department of ophthalmology

Drs Tom Cuneen and Joel Mudri will investigate the use of anterior segment optical coherence tomography (OCT) in diagnosing ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) at the SCGH in Perth. 

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King Edward Memorial Hospital

This study will help to determine which diabetic patients are at most risk pre-eclampsia during pregnancy and whether Aspirin is beneficial as prophylaxis.  The study is led by Dr Dorothy Graham

Prof. Tim Davis and colleagues, Fremantle Hospital

The longitudinal relationship between carotid vascular disease and retinopathy in type 2 diabetes will be investigated using carotid ultrasound to examine the carotid artery blood flow and optical coherence angiography to disclose early vascular changes in the retinal circulation of diabetic subjects

fostering knowledge giving sight

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