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Vision and Eye
Research Institute

Recognised for its world-leading research, the Institute is a key part of the School of Medicine. Our interdisciplinary research team is committed to the delivery of high quality research in vision and eye diseases. Through knowledge exchange, we work with various national and international partners to improve the eye health of the society we live in.

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We are recruiting children aged 6-15 for a myopia (short-sightedness/near-sightedness) study in Cambridge. Please contact for more details.

Our research impact


We carry out ground-breaking research into eye diseases, with several key research areas.

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About us

We act as a focus for research and development. Working together with our partners we aim to reduce the impact of global blindness.

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We're running a few surveys to find out about the effects of COVID-19 on eye health and healthcare. Please help us with our research by completing any that apply to you or someone close to you.

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