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A statement from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) has recommended patients ‘not to hold back’ from seeking medical treatment for other conditions during the Covid19 pandemic.
“Something made it very clear to me that I couldn’t sit back and do nothing,” says Judith Hilton, Macular Society member and befriending volunteer.
Emma Woodhouse is a dispensing optician at Specsavers and has offered her support and advice to visually impaired people, to address some of the challenges facing them at this difficult time.
We have written to health ministers and NHS chiefs in the UK to ensure sight-saving injections continue to be a priority during the coronavirus crisis.
Many people living with macular disease face the fear of loneliness and isolation every day of their lives.
Our working age and young peoples' manager Colin Daniels has shared his top tips for surviving self isolation when you are living with sight loss.