Melissa was told she was going blind at just 16 years old. Please help us give her hope.
Melissa lives with Stargardt disease, the primary cause of childhood blindness in Australia and around the world. Your donation will help our researchers to make the medical breakthroughs patients like Melissa are waiting for.
Your urgent gift can help people like Sarah.
This year has shown us just how important medical research is. There is still time for you to support sight-saving research into eye disease, to help prevent conditions like Sarah’s.
“My holiday wish is a cure to save my sight” Sarah, a patient of the Lions Eye Institute.
Sarah is an adventurous 35-year-old married mum of two. She has recently been diagnosed with myopic macular degeneration, a complication of severe myopia (short-sightedness). As a result, she could become legally blind within 10 years.