2021 Festive Season Appeal
Give confidence to people with keratoconus
Donate today and give confidence that there is hope in sight for those with vision loss and blindness – like Erica Blake (pictured left) who has the debilitating eye disease keratoconus.
Your tax-deductible donation will help CERA’s keratoconus research team detect keratoconus earlier, predict its progression, improve understanding, and better manage it.
Make a difference and change the future of those with keratoconus by donating this festive season.
Research brings confidence
Regrettably, keratoconus mainly affects teenagers and young adults.
For many families, this would unimaginable. But for Erica and her three daughters, who have the risk factors associated with keratoconus, the whole family can face future eye health challenges with confidence, knowing research at CERA is making a difference.
For example, when detected early, newer treatments that Erica missed out on, such collagen crosslinking (CXL), which stiffens the cornea and slows its progression, can be offered.
The keratoconus research team at CERA, led by optometrist and Senior Research Fellow Dr Srujana Sahebjada, works to better identify genetic, environmental, and clinical factors so it can detect keratoconus earlier, predict its progression, improve understanding, and better manage it.
Thank you for supporting CERA this festive season
From everyone at CERA, we are sincerely grateful for your support of research with real-life impact.
Your confidence in CERA, and the confidence shown by people like Erica and her family, demonstrates that together we can bring hope to people affected by vision loss and blindness.