Brien Holden Vision Institute

Brien Holden Vision Institute

The Brien Holden Vision Institute is an Australian non-profit company, which for over 25 years has worked with a global network of partners to advance eye research and translate its discoveries into breakthrough products. It has developed contact lenses that provide safe vision correction and is now focused on creating revolutionary new products for the most common eye conditions that affect the sight of billions globally. The Institute also provides postgraduate research opportunities for outstanding students from around the world and supports humanitarian efforts delivering eye care to people in underserved communities worldwide.

Principal research areas

  • Clinical Science
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology and biochemistry
  • Vision science and vision correction
  • Contact lenses and spectacles
  • Myopia
  • Refractive surgery
  • Blindness prevention & epidemiology


Yvette Waddell

Amanda Davis


Professor Brian Layland OAM