Synergy High Risk AMD Study

Get involved

The Synergy High Risk AMD Study research team is seeking patients with AMD to take part in this study.

We are interested in taking a full set of retinal images and blood for DNA analysis. You may be invited to take part in other tests as appropriate.

For healthcare providers

You can refer a patient with AMD for consideration to be part of the study.

In your referral, please include the following details if possible:

  • Diagnosis
  • Best corrected visual acuity
  • Refraction
  • IOP
  • Past ocular history
  • OCT scans and colour fundus photos
  • Other significant medical conditions.
Referral methods


In Oculo, please select ‘AMD Research and Monitoring Clinic’.


Macular Research Unit

Centre for Eye Research Australia

Level 7 Peter Howson Wing

32 Gisborne St

East Melbourne VIC 3002


(03) 9929 8717

After receiving the referral, clinical trial staff will contact the patient directly.

For patients

By taking part in clinical trials or studies you can make an invaluable contribution to AMD research.

To express your interest in participating in the Synergy High Risk AMD Study, follow the link below to register online.

Please provide as much information as you can about your AMD and history. If possible, include any photos or scans of your eye from your optometrist or ophthalmologist. This makes it easier for the researchers to see if you might be eligible for the study.

Register your interest

Fill out your details to register your interest in taking part in clinical research at CERA.

For further information about participating in the study or referring a patient, you can email amd-studies@cera.org.au, or give us a call on (03) 9929 8388.