Our research

Fight for Sight funds pioneering research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease in adults and children. Each year, we provide a range of funding opportunities for research teams based in the UK who are attached to recognised academic or medical institutions. You can read summaries of our research projects below.


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What causes glaucoma and poor vision in babies born with cataract?

Improving outcomes from surgery.

January 16 - December 16
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How does lens cell shape affect the way lenses work?

Fundamental cataract research.

February 16 - January 19
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Watching cataracts unfold

Can we prevent the need for the most common NHS England operation?

October 15 - August 18
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