About the Institute


The Save Sight Building, Macquarie Street

The Save Sight Institute & Discipline of Ophthalmology at their present site in Macquarie St

Established as a Foundation of the University of Sydney in 1985, The Save Sight Institute is a not-for-profit organisation working with government and community to save sight. It incorporates the University of Sydney Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology, Lions NSW Eye Bank, Foresight Australia and Sight for Life Foundation.

In 2010 following an organisational review at the University, SSI became a complying centre of the University. In the same organisational restructure the Save Sight Foundation was established with the charter of overseeing the finances of SSI and donations for vision research conducted at SSI.

The Institute is active in three broad areas - [[b||research, teaching]] and [[b||clinical services.]]