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Webinar to explore the latest in research and treatment for DMO

Posted: Wednesday 13 January 2021 at 10:04

The first condition of our condition-specific Virtual Clinic of 2021 will take place later this month, focusing on diabetic macular oedema (DMO)

Medical research at risk

Posted: Thursday 7 January 2021 at 17:12

The progress of macular research is under threat as the coronavirus could leave a huge hole in medical research funding.

What's the latest in research and how can you get involved in clinical trials?

Posted: Wednesday 6 January 2021 at 10:14

Last year we launched our Virtual Clinics – a series of webinars bringing you closer to the experts.

'A cure in George’s lifetime would mean everything'

Posted: Monday 21 December 2020 at 10:00

“I remember how we felt when George was diagnosed, we were absolutely devastated, because you start thinking about a 6-year-old boy, and the fact that he’d lost quite a lot of sight so quickly. It was just beyond comprehension."

New treatment for wet AMD approved for NHS patients

Posted: Wednesday 16 December 2020 at 10:00

A new treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which would could see patients receiving as few as four injections a year, has been approved for use in England and Wales.

Renewed calls for patients with dry AMD to take part in research

Posted: Thursday 3 December 2020 at 08:50

Do you have late-stage dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? If so, researchers have renewed their calls for your help.

New technology could lead to insights into causes of macular disease

Posted: Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 17:20

A study at the University of Southampton has used new imaging technology to make a digital reconstruction of eye tissue, which could provide new insights into the causes of irreversible blinding diseases.

How important is diet in AMD?

Posted: Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 09:35

There is a lot of conflicting information surrounding nutrition and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).However, there is evidence to suggest taking specific supplements can slow the progress of the condition.