6 months free trial membership

For over 30 years the Macular Society has been the voice of people with macular disease, helping them to stay independent, get vital support and feel less alone. We don’t take money from drug companies or the government, so without our members, we simply wouldn’t exist.

Thanks to our 23,000 members:

  • We fund the research that will find the cure for macular disease.
  • We can continue to reassure and advise thousands of people each year through our Helpline, Gadget Guides and counsellors
  • We speak with authority when campaigning for better treatments, and are heard by the decision-makers that matter 

What’s in it for you?

Each year, members get four issues of Sideview magazine, full of tips on living life to the full with sight loss, inspirational stories, and news from the macular community. The magazine will also keep you up to date with research into macular conditions, including the projects you funded. It includes clear, jargon-free explanations of the latest research into nutrition, stem cells, new drugs and ‘bionic eyes’.

Membership costs £18 per year, wherever you live, and the first six months are free. Members outside the UK can view or listen to Sideview online.

Complete the form below to join for 6 months free trial membership today.


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Keeping in touch

In addition to your membership magazines and correspondence we'd love to keep you informed about our support services, research and events, and suggest ways you might help by donating, taking part in fundraising activites, volunteering or adding your voice to public campaigns. You can change what you receive from us at any time on 01264 350 551 or keepintouch@macularsociety.org

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