Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Lions Eye Institute employs 170 scientists, clinicians and support staff. It conducts leading research into blindness and runs one of the largest ophthalmic practices in Australia. Its ophthalmology clinic also has an international reputation for providing high-quality care, with more than 50,000 patients seen each year – including many from south-east Asia.

LEI also houses a Laser Vision Centre – Western Australia’s premier refractive surgery centre, the Lions Eye Bank – responsible for the collecting, processing and distribution of corneal and scleral tissue throughout Western Australia, and Lions Optics.

TheUniversity of Western Australia's Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science (COVS)incorporates the Lions Eye Institute.  To view publications visit the Research Publications page on their website or the COVS profile in this repository

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

Optical Coherence Tomography Medicine & Life Sciences
Macular Degeneration Medicine & Life Sciences
Glaucoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Retina Medicine & Life Sciences
Optic Disk Medicine & Life Sciences
Mutation Medicine & Life Sciences
Myopia Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2004 2019

A need for better understanding is the major determinant for public perceptions of human gene editing

McCaughey, T., Budden, D. M., Sanfilippo, P. G., Gooden, G. E. C., Fan, L., Fenwick, E., Rees, G., Macgregor, C., Si, L., Chen, C., Liang, H. H., Pébay, A., Baldwin, T. & Hewitt, A. W., 10 Jan 2019, In : Human Gene Therapy. 30, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Responsibility
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Public Opinion
CRISPR-Cas Systems
Demography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of ranibizumab and aflibercept on best-corrected visual acuity in treat-and-extend for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: A randomized clinical trial

Gillies, M. C., Hunyor, A. P., Arnold, J. J., Guymer, R. H., Wolf, S., Ng, P., Pecheur, F. L. & McAllister, I. L., Apr 2019, In : JAMA Ophthalmology. p. 372-379 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Macular Degeneration
Visual Acuity
Randomized Controlled Trials
Injections
Arm

Evaluating the impact of the Lions Outback Vision mobile ophthalmology service

Fu, S., Jeyaraj, J. & Turner, A. W., 13 May 2019, In : Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter