About Open Eyes | Our Mission


Fight against impaired vision and blindness hit a historic turn today, thanks to the emergence of new scientific domaines of investigation, such as ocular genetics.

Open Eyes aims to promote and support the ophtalmologic researches conducted under the responsability of the Service of ophtalmology of the Université de Lausanne to :

"A vision for everyone" and " give back a vision" are qotes that are leading the scientific activity in  Lausanne and Sion as well as the deployed efforts of Open Eyes to stimulate, support and coordinate at its best, the interaction between civile society and academic world.


Its objectif is to provide the necessary ressources to complement the public fundings, unfortunately inadequats. Open Eyes seeks and collects funds in this purpose.

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Das Ophthalmologische Forschungsinstitut (IRO), Sitten
Das IRO konzentriert seine Forschungstätigkeit hauptsächlich auf die Ophthalmogenetik

Forschungsabteilung des Hôpital ophtalmique Jules-Gonin, Lausanne
Die Abteilung erforscht verschiedene okuläre Pathologien

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