News and information

If you would like to receive regular updates about living with macular disease, treatments and medical research to find a cure, then membership is for you. Click here for our 6 months free trial membership, or call 01264 350 551.

12/11/2019 - 11:04

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could affect 10 million more people in Europe by 2050, according to a new study. 

07/11/2019 - 10:57

The daughter of comedy writer and TV presenter, Denis Norden, has become a Patron of the Macular Society in memory of her late father.

Lady on a mobile phone
01/11/2019 - 11:20

Today marks the start of Befriending Week, a chance to highlight the important work our telephone befrienders do to help people to rebuild their confidence and maintain their independence. 

30/10/2019 - 13:05

Healthcare professionals and the general public still lack awareness of the most common form of macular disease, a new study of Macular Society members has found.

22/10/2019 - 11:28

A new study is testing a gene therapy for people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

16/10/2019 - 10:27

We are set to significantly expand our services in Northern Ireland thanks to a £400,000 grant from the National Lottery Community Fund Northern Ireland.