Retina International

At Retina International, we are dedicated to illuminating hope and empowering lives for individuals and families affected by retinal degenerative diseases. Our mission is to provide support, advocate for research, and foster a global community of knowledge and compassion to enhance the quality of life for those living with these conditions.

Our organisation brings together a diverse network of scientists, clinicians, advocates, and individuals impacted by retinal degeneration from all corners of the globe. With a shared commitment to advancing understanding, treatment options, and ultimately, cures for these challenging conditions, we work tirelessly to bring light to the lives of those affected.

On this website, you will find a wealth of resources, from the latest breakthroughs in research and treatment options to support services and educational materials. Whether you are seeking information, looking to connect with others facing similar challenges, or wanting to contribute to the cause, Retina International is here to guide you on your journey.

Join us in our mission to bring hope and support to the retinal degeneration community. Together, we can light the way toward a brighter future.

Our Members

RI has 43 active members made up of patient-led voluntary groups, charities and foundations & all with the common goal of finding cures and treatments for retinal dystrophies by supporting research and innovation.

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Our Toolkits

This AMD Toolkit is an educational resource for Age Related Macular Degenerations.

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Know Your Code is a genetic testing advocacy initiative by Retina International.

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This IRD Toolkit is an educational resource for Inherited Retinal Degenerative Diseases.

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Click on each icon to view toolkit information, or click here to view them in our education section.

Retina Action is a global coalition committed to developing policy actions for the ageing retina.

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This DED Toolkit is an educational resource for Diabetes-Related Eye Diseases.

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