Vision loss has significant economic and social impacts on the Australian community, costing the economy more than $16 billion annually for persons aged 40 and over alone.
We're working to find better treatments and to improve the quality of life of people with eye diseases, through:
We're located on the historic and central premises of the Sydney Eye Hospital on Macquarie Street in Sydney. This co-location has important benefits for the treatment of patients and for clinical trials and research.
We're also responsible for operating the Sydney Eye Hospital’s large lucentis injection clinic for patients suffering from macular degeneration.
We were established with seed funding provided by the Lions NSW/ACT Save Sight Foundation. This support has continued over the years, with the Lions Clubs providing critical funding for clinical equipment and technology to assist with patient care.