Recent Articles

Meet the SEHF 2024 Fellows

Thursday, 22nd Feb 24

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

Hope after trauma

Thursday, 8th Feb 24

Peter Colquhoun, known from 'Better Homes and Gardens,' recounts his life-altering experience with a severe eye injury while splitting wood. His journey led him to the Sydney Eye Hospital, where a skilled trauma team performed complex, multi-disciplinary surgeries to save his vision. Peter's story emphasizes the importance of immediate medical attention and the exceptional care provided at the hospital, a public facility offering world-class expertise. His experience, which transformed his life in an instant, highlights the value of sight and the significance of accessible, high-quality medical care.

Eye Hospital Foundation spearheads $35 m...

Thursday, 8th Feb 24

On 6 February 2024, it was announced that a $35 million grant through the Medical Research Future Fund would be bestowed to the team to establish a manufacturing facility that can produce, store and ship bioengineered corneas across Australia and the world.

New program launches during World Glauco...

Thursday, 1st Feb 24

The Sydney Eye Hospital launches the Sydney Eye Drop Project, featuring an innovative eye drop chart and app, during World Glaucoma Week to improve patient adherence to glaucoma treatment regimens.

The Ophthalmologist Power List 2023

Tuesday, 19th Dec 23

For the third consecutive year, we congratulate Professor Stephanie Watson OAM for being recognised in The Ophthalmologist Power List 2023.

Soon I’ll be able to see my wife for t...

Monday, 20th Nov 23

A leisurely rail journey might sound like the perfect way to see outback NSW, but not when you’ve been told your eye could explode within 24-hours. John Reid shares with us his harrowing journey.

Sydney Eyedrop Project

Monday, 18th Sep 23

With thanks to community support, patients at Sydney Eye Hospital are receiving vital education about their prescribed eye drop therapies. It’s all about collaborative care, with patients gaining greater understanding about the importance of correctly administering medicines at home.

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.