2024 Autumn Vision News

Vision News is the Lions Eye Institute’s bi-annual newsletter showcasing the groundbreaking work being done by our medical research teams, as well as updates from around the Institute.

In the Autumn 2024 edition of Vision News read about:

  • First of its kind research being conducted by Dr Danial Roshandel. Dr Roshandel is investigating ways to manage issues caused by congenital aniridia on the surface of the eye (cornea).
  • Professor David Mackey AO being awarded two prestigious grants to continue his world-leading research into myopia and glaucoma.
  • How computers may be contributing to the myopia (short-sightedness) epidemic. Senior research fellow Samantha Sze-Yee Lee has used data from the Raine Study to discern the types of digital screens that contributed to the development of myopia.
  • Lions Outback Vision saving sight in the remote communities of Western Australia’s Kimberley region.
  • How including the Lions Eye Institute in your Will can leave a legacy that ensures better vision for generations.
  • The new Telethon grants awarded to Lions Eye Institute researchers that will ensure the children of Western Australia will continue to receive world-leading treatment and care for blinding childhood conditions.
  • A world-first study to improve glaucoma management.


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