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Elderly lady looking out of window
25/09/2018 - 15:19

As a hospital optometrist I met a patient named Mary at both the macular and low vision clinics, when she attended due to her advanced macular disease.

Cathy Yelf, chief executive of the macular society
24/09/2018 - 9:11

Hold the front page! ‘Charity announces plans to raise more money!’

Avastin drug packaging
21/09/2018 - 11:47

NHS bosses have today won a landmark legal battle against two multinational drug firms which they say will save the tax payer millions of pounds in the treatment of the biggest cause of sight loss

Macular Society patrons
19/09/2018 - 9:01

Everyone at the Macular Society is saddened to hear of the death of our patron, the comedy writer and TV presenter Denis Nord

Yellow pills
13/09/2018 - 10:07

A company which claimed that its tablets could cure age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts and glaucoma has been told not to repeat these claims by the Advertising Standards Authority.

Scientists at work
06/09/2018 - 11:15

Researchers in Southampton and other sites are inviting people with dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to take part in a study investigating whether they have a specific gene change causing