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WHOEyes is a new app developed by CERA and released by the World Health Organization to tackle the global issue of vision impairment.


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Latest News


08 December 2023

Dr Heather Machin, the new Head of the Lions Eye Donation Service, has a clear vision for the future of eye banking.

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01 November 2023

CERA and WHO are encouraging people to look for the earliest signs of myopia and take some simple steps help prevent it.


27 September 2023

Daniel is not letting vision loss define his life and is helping CERA researchers unravel the genetic puzzle of inherited retinal disease.


28 September 2023

CERA has joined a worldwide collaboration to ensure rare genetic diseases receive the same attention as more common conditions.

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