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Lack of information and support for sight loss due to diabetes

Posted: Wednesday 30 June 2021 at 10:00

Patients with diabetes-related sight loss are being left anxious and uncertain about their future as they are given very little information about their condition, or the support available.

“I personally think being visually impaired when you’re cooking is much better than being sighted”

Posted: Thursday 24 June 2021 at 09:13

Visually impaired chef Kim Jaye will join us next week for a one-off webinar to share her passion for cooking and cook a dish that’s great for eye health.

New webinar series on sight loss and genomic research

Posted: Monday 21 June 2021 at 10:31

A new webinar series highlighting the latest scientific developments and the future of research will be launched next week.

"You don’t know what it’s like until it happens to you”

Posted: Monday 21 June 2021 at 08:54

"My initial diagnosis was a mess. I had an awful experience with the hospital, lots of tests and conflicting advice, and nobody even came back to me to tell me what was wrong."

Annual conference will focus on hope for the future

Posted: Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 11:43

Registration is now open for our 2021 annual conference, where researchers and consultants will join us to highlight why there is real hope for the future.

Summer Sideview out now

Posted: Friday 11 June 2021 at 11:46

The next issue of Sideview, the Macular Society’s quarterly members magazine is out now.

Webinar to focus on punctate inner choroidopathy

Posted: Thursday 3 June 2021 at 09:50

Punctate inner choroidopathy (PIC) will be the subject of the Society’s next condition-specific webinar.

Support with technology has been a lifeline during lockdown

Posted: Thursday 3 June 2021 at 07:13

When Sheila retired as a training consultant for a software company four years ago, she wanted to spend her spare time volunteering.