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30 years of giving sight

1991 - 2021

July marks the 30th birthday of the Lions Eye Donation Service (LEDS).   Join us as we celebrate 30 years of giving sight with 30 days of highlights, from research achievements, heartwarming recipient stories, donor journeys and more.

Annual Review 2020

CERA’s 2020 Annual Review looks back on an extraordinary year and how our team kept critical research on track in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Your support will help our researchers make breakthroughs and innovations to transform the treatment and understanding of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).


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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With your support, there’s hope in sight.

Your gift will contribute to our world-leading vision research, making a real difference to people affected by vision loss and blindness.

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We conduct world-leading clinical trials for a range of eye conditions.

Learn more about taking part in clinical trials for conditions like age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and more.

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Latest News


28 July 2021

Dr George Kong is developing new technology to keep patients out of crowded waiting rooms and make smartphones a vital weapon in the battle against glaucoma.


25 June 2021

In 30 years, the Lions Eye Donation Service hasn’t closed down – and the LEDS team wasn’t going to let a pandemic break that record.


23 July 2021

Australia’s nurses are being encouraged to take part in a research survey which will help shape the discussion about the future of nurse involvement in eye care.


26 July 2021

Dr Sandra Staffieri is focused on helping families keep an eye on children’s eye health.

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