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Jane Figg with Fifteen to One contestants on set
19/05/2017 - 17:42

Macular Society group leader and volunteer Jane Figg was the star of a popular Channel Four TV show this week as she took home the coveted trophy. 

Female scientist in the lab
16/05/2017 - 14:57

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could potentially revolutionise the treatment for patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Person putting card into ATM machine
07/05/2017 - 22:27

A new smart phone app has been developed which will enable visually impaired people to locate ATMs more easily.

Man undergoing sight test
28/04/2017 - 10:10

A new instrument could be used by opticians to determine a patient’s chances of developing age-related macular degneration (AMD). 

eye photo
27/04/2017 - 12:46

Research led by The College of Optometrists has found that prevalence of visual impairment (VI) in those with dementia is generally higher than for the overall population, highlighting the importan

GP talking to male patient
20/04/2017 - 11:37

A new study has revealed high levels of undiagnosed depression and anxiety among patients undergoing treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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