AMD Appeal

Help us provide hope to people living with AMD

Your gift will help research into age‑related macular degeneration, giving hope for a brighter world for those living with AMD-related vision loss.

In a quiet corner of Gippsland, Pam and Colin live within a close-knit community. Three of their four children live close by – which is both fortunate and necessary since both Pam and Colin live with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Pam’s husband Colin battles the ‘dry’ form of AMD, a condition that currently lacks a cure or treatment and has left him legally blind in both eyes. Colin has lived with this form of AMD for over 12 years and was totally blind in one eye before the official diagnosis.

Pam was diagnosed with ‘wet’ AMD nearly three years ago. This form of AMD is currently treated with regular injections into the eye. It is not a cure, but has been shown to be the best current treatment to slow down further symptoms including vision loss.

Will you help support research into new and less invasive treatments, and help ensure a brighter world for those living with age-related macular degeneration?

Become a CERA Luminary


With your support, there’s hope in sight. Your tax-deductible donation helps us continue world-leading vision research to find ways to prevent people from going blind.

Be a light for people living with eye disease. From just $15 a month, your tax-deductible donation will help us continue world-leading research to find ways to prevent vision loss and blindness.

Or call us on 1300 737 757 to donate over the phone.

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As an international leader in vision research, we are deeply committed to research with real-life impact. Together we work to achieve better treatments and faster diagnosis of eye conditions.

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Leading the way

Research is a steady, methodical process, with each step we take potentially opening up new avenues of exploration.

Our incredible researchers are blazing new paths that range from understanding basic mechanisms to full genomic mapping.

We’ve compiled huge amounts of data that can inform future treatments for AMD, from extensive family histories to image banks that can be analysed by world-leading scientists – even Artificial Intelligence technology.

Thank you for supporting our AMD Appeal

From everyone at CERA, we are truly grateful for your support of research with real-life impact.

Every donation, whatever the size, brings our researchers closer to discoveries that increase the success of AMD treatments and help preserve sight for many Australians.

Thank you for helping us bring hope to people affected by vision loss and blindness.