Recent Articles

Grant project status updates

Tuesday, 12th Sep 23

In January 2023, Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation announced funding for two new innovative research projects, I-Share Outpatient Department and Cataract Clinical Care. Nine months later and we have exciting news to share.

Meet the SEHF 2023 Fellows

Thursday, 7th Sep 23

They’re here and it’s all thanks to our generous donors! In July we welcomed an additional four new international fellows. All are eagerly looking forward to working at Sydney Eye Hospital with our world class professionals

New vision-saving grants awarded

Tuesday, 29th Aug 23

In July 2023, Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation was delighted to announce funding for two new innovative research projects that stand to revolutionise treatment and save the sight of thousands of people.

Overcoming corneal blindness

Monday, 28th Aug 23

When normal corneal transplantation techniques are highly likely to fail due to complications, The Australian Keratoprosthesis Service (AKS) steps in.

Sydney Eyes Have it!

Monday, 7th Aug 23

On Sunday 13 August 2023, our City2Surf team called Sydney Eyes Have It, will be hitting the pavement raising much needed funds for Sydney Eye Hospital.

Funds raised to close the gap on eye car...

Tuesday, 20th Jun 23

Under sunny skies on Thursday 15 June 2023, Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation hosted a fundraiser to help close the eye care gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Event: Closing the Gap on Eye Care

Wednesday, 14th Jun 23

Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation is hosting a major fundraising initiative on Thursday 15 June 2023, to help close the eye care gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Saving a 12 year old’s sight

Monday, 1st May 23

All of us will need eye care at least once in our lifetime. While it is something we often think of being linked to the aging process, even children can present with severe eye conditions requiring surgery. Thankfully, Sydney Eye Hospital is a public hospital and a noted hub of excellence in NSW. And young Jocelyn, whose story I’d like to share with you, was able to access the expertise that is in the heart of the city.

What closing the gap means for Dennis an...

Friday, 24th Mar 23

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are experiencing blindness and vision loss at three times the rate of other Australians. And when a condition or disease is diagnosed, they are waiting longer for surgery accounting for 11% of the health gap.

Glaucoma Week 12 March 2023

Wednesday, 15th Mar 23

This Glaucoma Week, Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation reflects on its part in eye care in Australia and the start of a specialist glaucoma service at the hospital in 1962, thanks to the Lions Club of NSW helping in establishing and outfitting a dedicated glaucoma clinic.

Great change starts with a small step

Tuesday, 7th Mar 23

Erik’s experience with a genetic eye disease that needed an organ transplant was, in his words, "a wake-up call". Now he feels a strong sense of responsibility to help others by telling it.

Patient care boosted by additional grant...

Thursday, 23rd Feb 23

Clinical and non-clinical care for patients at Sydney Eye Hospital has received an additional boost with new grant funding of $188,520 announced, contributing to the $1.3 million Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation has committed in 2023.