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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of legal blindness in Australia. We need your support to help us find the missing piece of the AMD puzzle. Please, donate today and help shine a light for people with AMD.

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The Centre for Eye Research Australia invites people living with inherited retinal diseases and their parents or guardians to share their views and opinions about the experience of genetic testing.


Our free guide gives you an essential introduction to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and a snapshot of the latest research conducted at CERA.


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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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


18 May 2022

CERA’s Macular Research Unit is celebrating 25 years of research, clinical trials and achievements.


09 May 2022

Finding the missing piece of the age-related macular degeneration (AMD) puzzle could be the difference between vision loss and reconnecting people like Jim with the world they once saw so clearly.


28 April 2022

Research into X-linked inherited retinal diseases often focuses on males, but a study at CERA is aiming to make sure everyone benefits from newly developed treatments.


26 April 2022

Dr Michelle Waugh is a Research Fellow in CERA’s Health Services Research Unit. She is investigating the potential impacts of the implementation of digital technologies in health services.

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