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Like all parents, Melinda and Dale took plenty of photos of baby Mia in the first few years. What they didn’t realise is that those photos were showing something sinister – a serious health issue which could have cost Mia her life. A baby photo can be so much more than a special momento – it can… Read more

The Economic Burden of Eye Care

The real cost of eye care in Australia: ” The annual economic cost of cataract, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and wet age-related macular degeneration in Australia was approximately AU$1.64 billion in 2013 ” – Mivision See the article here  

The Harry Perkins Institute Grand Opening

Today signifies the opening of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research building. Housing some of the best researchers and a plethora of research institutes, including the Lions Eye Institute the Perkins Institute is putting WA research on the map. See more below: New facility showcases WA research QEII offers regal set of services  

Storm Image Wins Top Prize

Storm image wins top prize for LEI photographer. A stunning image of a tropical storm looming over Gantheaume Point in Broome has won a top prize at this year’s mEYE World Photographic Competition for Scarborough’s Chris Barry. The competition is run by the Macular Disease Foundation of Australia, with entries judged by renowned Australian photographer Ken… Read more

Lions Outback Vision Video

Take a look at the extraordinary work the Lions Outback Vision team do in rural and remote Western Australia. Presented with unique challenges in the outback, this passionate team are dedicated to provided quality eye health care services to those who need it beyond the city.

We Need You! Research at LEI

Research Projects – Department  of Genetics & Epidemiology.  The Lions Eye Institute Department of Genetics & Epidemiology is seeking your help with our research projects into the causes of eye disease. At present we are conducting three studies: The Western Australian Eye Protection Study, Ophthalmic Western Australian Biobank- unlocking the causes of eye disease and… Read more

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