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17/07/2018 - 16:46

You may have seen the headlines over the past few days claiming that eating oranges means you are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD). 

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17/07/2018 - 13:27

While many research articles have associated diet with the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a recent review has suggested there is evidence in these claims.

Judi Dench
12/07/2018 - 10:49

A world-first RSS news reader has been created for people with macular disease, thanks to an academic at Royal Holloway, University of London and has been given the nod by Dame Judi Dench.

Sarah Martin and her family sitting together on the sofa
05/07/2018 - 14:06

Sarah was 28 when she first experienced any trouble with her eyesight. She was finding it difficult to see in the evenings, especially when she was driving.

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05/07/2018 - 9:01

Many false or exaggerated claims are made about treatments for AMD. How can you spot those which are too good to be true?

front cover of summer Sideview
04/07/2018 - 12:20

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