Centre for Eye Research Australia

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) is an independent medical research institute based at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne and affiliated with the University of Melbourne. We’re deeply committed to conducting eye research with real-life impact and finding ways to prevent each other going blind. As an international leader in eye research, we use our world-class knowledge and expertise to achieve better treatments and faster diagnosis of eye disease.  Our goal is to prevent vision loss and, ultimately, find cures to restore sight.

Principal research areas

  • Artificial intelligence research
  • Cellular reprogramming research
  • Clinical genetic research
  • Clinical trials research
  • Corneal research
  • Gene therapy research
  • Glaucoma research
  • IRD research
  • Macular research

Image caption: Bionic eyes in action. Bringing hope to people affected by vision loss and blindness at the Centre for Eye Research (CERA), Melbourne, Victoria.

Image credit: Anna Carlile for CERA

Research Areas

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