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Virtual event to explore visual hallucinations in children

Posted: Thursday 8 April 2021 at 12:18

Visual hallucinations in children and young adults with sight loss will be the topic of our next condition-specific Virtual Clinic.

Your help is needed to shape review of UK eye clinics

Posted: Thursday 8 April 2021 at 08:24

An audit of eye clinics in the UK is due to take place later this year and your help is needed to shape it.

New training for eyecare professionals to improve diagnosis experience

Posted: Tuesday 6 April 2021 at 12:41

Being told you are losing your sight can be devastating. It can leave you feeling isolated, lonely and full of fear for the future.

Air pollution and AMD - should you be worried?

Posted: Thursday 1 April 2021 at 14:13

There have been several studies looking at the possible links between exposure to pollution and the increased risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Campaign helps those with AMD live more independently

Posted: Wednesday 31 March 2021 at 06:56

Novartis, along with the support of the Macular Society and its members, has today launched a campaign to help those with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) continue to live more independently.

Webinar to explore progress of research into rare macular condition

Posted: Thursday 11 March 2021 at 16:18

A potential treatment for a rare form of macular disease called Doyne honeycomb dystrophy will be the focus of this month’s condition-specific Virtual Clinic.

Spring Sideview out soon

Posted: Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 10:43

Sideview is the Macular Society’s quarterly magazine, sent to all members in large print, audio CD or digital download. Look out for your spring edition in the next week.

Health secretary urged to prioritise funding for medical research charities

Posted: Thursday 4 March 2021 at 15:40

Our chief executive Cathy Yelf was among a number of charity CEOs who met with the health secretary Matt Hancock last week to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on medical research.