Advancing eye care for people with AMD through integrating clinical research and its translation

Lead Researcher Email Number Webpage
Dr Laura Downie + 61 3 903 53043 View page

Project Details

This project involves an innovative research translation project for immediate, tangible improvements in the provision of primary age-related macular degeneration (AMD) care. The project involves    the development of an optometric clinical audit tool for assessing the quality of eye care provided to AMD patients and the delivery of a national education program to upskill optometrists on contemporary research evidence relating to AMD clinical diagnosis and evidence-based management.


2016 Macular Disease Foundation Australia – Blackmores Research Grant

Research Group

Anterior Eye, Clinical Trials and Research Translation Unit

Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology

School Research Themes

Practice and service improvement

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

Optometry and Vision Sciences

Unit / Centre

Anterior Eye, Clinical Trials and Research Translation Unit