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05/06/2020 - 11:31

A study in the United States trialling a potential new treatment for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has reported more encouraging early results, which researchers say demonstrates the c

04/06/2020 - 12:44

Macular Society members are being encouraged to review a new website by pharmaceutical company Novartis, which aims to empower people living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and their ca

04/06/2020 - 9:55

“It’s so amazing to hear everyone’s voices again.  I stay in all day and I’m on my own so this has been a real delight for me.”

02/06/2020 - 9:01

Recent media reports have suggested that drinking tea could help to prevent the UK’s most common form of macular disease.

28/05/2020 - 17:45

“Karen, the Macular Society’s regional manager, said to me: ‘You sound like you’re a bit lonely, Joan?’ And she was right.

Two patients who have received stem cell treatment
28/05/2020 - 16:35

Patients who were the first to receive a new treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) derived from stem cells in 2015 have maintained improvements in their vision five years on.