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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

  • The Save Sight Institute is involved in a new outreach service which recently won a Top End Health Service Quality Award for ‘Improving Elective Surgery Access’.

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  • The QBE Foundation has donated $10,000 to support a unique initiative by Sydney’s Save Sight Institute to assist children and teenagers with low vision or blindness. The “Making Connections” information day was attended by approximately 200 people, including teenagers with vision loss, their parents and teachers. Parents and carer’s of babies and young children with eye disease were also invited to attend.

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  • The Save Sight Institute has released findings from a commissioned report into the socioeconomic impact of low vision and blindness from paediatric eye disease in Australia, highlighting the significant challenges faced by individuals and families affected by childhood blindness, and subsequent economic impacts more broadly

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