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Our Healthy ageing eyes guide gives you a snapshot of the major ageing eye diseases you need to know about – and simple steps you can take now to protect your vision for the future.


In this video, learn about CERA’s research into gene therapies that could halt or even reverse vision loss in patients with conditions such as inherited retinal diseases and glaucoma.

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Latest News


04 June 2023

CERA, the University of Melbourne and WEHI are completing world-first work on their five-year mission to unlock the secrets of a high-risk form of age-related macular degeneration.


04 May 2023

Australian researchers have identified the role two key genes associated with age-related macular degeneration play in the disease.


04 May 2023

New research has linked drinking coffee and tea to increased macular retinal nerve fibre layer thickness – which could be an indicator of our brain health.


01 March 2023

Mitochondria are like microscopic batteries that provide most of the energy our cells need – and might be the key to new treatments for many eye diseases.

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