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Radiotherapy trial for wet AMD

Posted: Thursday 6 October 2016 at 15:03

Most people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are all too familiar with the treatment regimen of repeated injections of drugs into their eye.

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Society urgently calls for more funding into macular research

Posted: Friday 23 September 2016 at 09:58

The Macular Society has launched a landmark report exposing the lack of funding for biomedical research into age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of sight loss in the UK.The report, which has been funded by the Clothworkers’ Foundati…

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New option for macular oedema patients

Posted: Wednesday 31 August 2016 at 11:46

Pharmaceutical company Bayer’s drug Eylea will be offered as a starting point for patients with certain forms of macular oedema.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released a draft recommendation of the anti-VEGF drug

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New conference promotes importance of the patient experience

Posted: Wednesday 24 August 2016 at 11:44

Eye care professionals are being invited to a Macular Society conference in November.

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Google calls for patient involvement

Posted: Wednesday 24 August 2016 at 10:19

Patients are being invited to Google's offices in Kings Cross, London for the first public meeting about a new medical research partnership with Google DeepMind and Moorfields Eye Hospital.The partnership could revolutionise the way professionals carry o…

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Clinical trials in Scotland for potential new treatment for dry AMD

Posted: Wednesday 17 August 2016 at 14:49

A drug which could become the first treatment for dry age-related macular degeneration is being trialled in Scotland for the first time.

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Handheld OCT scanner could reduce waiting times

Posted: Wednesday 17 August 2016 at 14:18

A new handheld OCT, which could help to address long hospital waiting times, could be ready by 2018.

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A successful Macular Week 2016!

Posted: Wednesday 6 July 2016 at 15:14

A huge thank you to everyone who helped us mark Macular Week 2016.

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