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See the future

Welcome to the Save Sight Institute

The Save Sight Institute leads the way in finding innovative new ways to preserve and restore vision lost to all eye diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal dystrophies, uveitis and inflammatory conditions.

Staffed by Australia’s best and brightest ophthalmologists, researchers and scientists, the Institute boasts two world-class laboratories and a large clinic, and is responsible for teaching the next generation of eye doctors.

The Save Sight Institute has an involved patient community which it works closely with to raise awareness and funds for eye research. Known as SightFighters, these committed supporters are an integral part of the team which is working hard to cure blindness and vision loss.

Our Staff

Our people are the best and brightest in the ophthalmic field. Find out why.

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Our Research

Basic science, laboratory research and clinical trials are all part of the research program at SSI.

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About Us

Find out more about why we do what we do, and the impact we have on people living with eye disease.

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Our Partners

The generosity of loyal partners is a critical part of sustaining the innovative work at SSI.

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Recent News

  • Tax time is fast approaching, and now is the time to start thinking about making a gift to support a cause or organisation that is close to your heart.

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  • The Australian Research Council (ARC) has released its Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results, awarding the Save Sight Institute’s Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology at The University of Sydney a rating of five (5), the highest possible score in its five tier ratings system.

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  • The Honourable Jillian Skinner, NSW Minister for Health, has presented Save Sight Institute’s Clinical Professor Stephanie Watson with a Technology Commercialisation Grant by ATP Innovations. The grant is for her innovative medical device ‘Kleer-i’, a next generation sealant which is bonded to the surface of the eye with a low-powered laser.

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