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Driving the change we need to see

Vision ACTion, brings together the major research, education and clinical centres from across the Australian Capital Territory and region that specialise in clinically oriented Vision research.


Our research is focused on unravelling the fundamental mechanisms of a range of eye and brain diseases that affect vision. These include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), amblyopia, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, myopia, Parkinson’s disease, retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), and stroke to develop novel therapeutics and diagnostics for treating and managing these and other debilitating diseases.


We are your ACT Vision RESEARCHERS

Research is essential for improving the quality of human lives, and ACT Vision researchers are focused on developing a robust vision research community in the ACT enabling novel treatments and diagnostics to be developed.

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We are your ACT Vision CLINICANS

Optometrist and Ophthalmologists are on the front line of healthcare, providing members with our ACT community with the 

We are your ACT Vision EDUCATORS

Our research team are leaders in education of the next generation of health care professionals and researchers

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“In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.”

- Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

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