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Front cover of winter Sideview
07/11/2018 - 10:27

All Macular Society members will get the latest issue of Sideview this month.

Medicine pills in a bottle
02/11/2018 - 9:58

Researchers from Taiwan have shown that people with type 2 diabetes who took a common diabetes medication, had a significantly lower rate of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Cartoon gargoyle faces floating in an alley
29/10/2018 - 10:59

New research from the University of Queensland has shown for the first time that visual hallucinations in people with macular disease are associated with abnormally heightened activity in the visua

Closeup of beautiful blue eye
25/10/2018 - 10:48

A boy in Oregon has become the first to receive a new treatment for a rare genetic mutation which has caused him to lose his sight.

Scientist at work
18/10/2018 - 13:36

Online searches bring up dozens of suggested treatments for macular disease, each with enthusiastic support from people who claim it has saved their sight.

Lady receiving eyedrops
16/10/2018 - 9:00

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of sight loss in the UK.

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