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Charity place runner Alex Petre holding up medal
25/04/2018 - 9:56

A massive well done to our amazing Team Macular London Marathon runners.

elderly lady having eyes tested in hospital
17/04/2018 - 8:46

Hundreds of patients in Shropshire are at risk of going blind as a result of delays to vital sight-saving treatment at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

Paul Ryb holding a trophy at previous tournament
11/04/2018 - 10:06

Macular Society trustee, Paul Ryb, is one of eight British visually-impaired (VI) tennis players who have been selected to take part in the International Blind Tennis Tournament.

blue eye
09/04/2018 - 11:35

A new stem cell implant could improve vision in people with sight loss caused by dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), new research suggests.

Front cover of new Spotlight magazine with scientist looking into a microscope
28/03/2018 - 12:09

This week, all Macular Society members will receive their copy of Spotlight 2018.

Screenshot of Seeing AI app in action taking a picture of a bowl of fruit
27/03/2018 - 11:10

Although artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for a while now, the main AI technology to reach the visual impairment market is the talking camera.

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