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Study finds no link between swimming goggles and glaucoma

Lions Eye Institute (LEI) medical researchers have found no link between the regular use of swimming goggles and glaucoma. Reporting in the British Medical Journal, LEI Managing Director Professor David Mackey said previous studies had found a small but significant transient increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) – a risk factor in the development of glaucoma… Read more

MRFF Media Release

Australia’s Medical Research Community Unites to Champion the Medical Research Future Fund Media Release Western Australia’s three largest medical research institutes have joined other institutes across the nation in support of enhanced public investment in health and medical research through the Medical Research Future Fund. Lions Eye Institute Managing Director Professor David Mackey, Harry Perkins… Read more

You’re invited to the LEI’s Open Day!

The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) throws opens its doors to the community on Saturday, October 4, for a behind-the-scenes look at the work of our internationally-renowned doctors, scientific researchers and clinic staff. Visitors are welcome to view our clinic and research areas any time between 11.30am and 4pm. The LEI’s Managing Director Professor David Mackey… Read more

Outside time cuts Myopia

The Lions Eye Institute’s Managing Director, Professor David Mackey explains why exposure to sunlight may reduce Myopia. Read more below: Outside Time Cuts Myopia

Harvard Fellowship supports future direction

Lions Eye Institute (LEI) Managing Director Professor David Mackey has joined not-for-profit sector leaders from around the world at the famed Harvard Business School to further hone his leadership and strategic skills. Professor Mackey was awarded a Harvard Club of Australia’s 2014 Fellowship to attend the Strategic Perspectives in Non-profit Management course in Boston last… Read more

Ian Constable Lecture 2014

The annual Ian Constable Lecture acknowledges the contribution of Professor Ian Constable AO, founding Professor of Ophthalmology at The University of Western Australia. This year we are very pleased to have Professor Ryan Lister, Future Fellow at the University of Western Australia, presenting Exploring the Epigenome: from stem cells to your brain, and in between…. Read more

Children’s Eye Protection

Children’s eye injuries prompt calls for increased adoption of eye protection for children at risk. Learn more from our very own Annette Hoskin and Swetha Philip. See article below: Children’s Eye Protection    

Professor David Mackey awarded Harvard Fellowship.

Lions Eye Institute Managing Director Professor David Mackey has secured one of only two Australian Fellowships to attend the Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Non-profit Management course in Boston later this year Read more here: https://www.lei.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Professor-David-Mackey-awarded-prestigious-Harvard-fellowship.pdf

Sights Set on Outback Vision

The West Australian reports on the fantastic work Dr. Angus Turner and the Outback Vision team are doing in rural and remote Western Australia. Read the article here: Outback Vision  

Professor Ian Constable Honoured

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has honoured the founder of the Lions Eye Institute, Professor Ian Constable, for his extraordinary contribution to medicine in Western Australia. The award recognised Professor Constable’s world-renowned research into some of the leading causes of blindness and his founding of the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) more than 30 years ago…. Read more

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