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Keeping young eyes healthy guide

About one in five Australian children has an undetected eye problem. Our new guide is full of information on conditions that can affect young eyes, the warning signs to look out for and ways you can protect children’s vision for the future.

Student opportunity

Applications are open to students enrolled at the University of Melbourne in an undergraduate degree in biomedicine, science, medicine or other relevant courses. Applications close Friday 1  October 2021.

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.


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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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


20 September 2021

The team developing Australia’s bionic eye have achieved a major milestone in their research.


16 September 2021

CERA researchers have received a major funding boost for projects using artificial intelligence and powerful imaging technologies to prevent vision loss and gain greater insight into the ageing process.


24 August 2021

New research tracking the progress of Bietti Crystalline Dystrophy provides a useful template for investigating other inherited retinal diseases.


08 September 2021

CERA pays tribute to long-time supporter Brian Gilpin, who has passed away aged 95.

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