Funding world-class eye research
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Our research

As the UK’s leading eye research charity we help people who are living with eye conditions by finding new pioneering treatments to treat and prevent sight loss. We fund research in to all eye conditions, with a focus on four key areas so that we can have the most impact for people with sight loss.

Glaucoma

Second most common cause of blindness in the world

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Macular degeneration

Most common cause of severe sight loss in older adults

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Inherited eye diseases

Large number of genetic disorders in children and adults

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Sight loss linked to other disease

Many people are affected by sight loss linked to another condition

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Other funding areas

Our research into all other eye conditions

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Our research strategy

Reducing the number of adults and children affected by sight loss

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Science Blog

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