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Scientist in lab
29/09/2017 - 15:17

A new European-wide project is aiming to develop tests and therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Screenshot from Chris Thorley video
25/09/2017 - 9:30

The Macular Society has launched a petition today to stop people from needlessly losing their sight. 

Colourful fruit and vegetables, including apples, tomatoes and peppers
20/09/2017 - 11:03

According to a new report patients aren't receiving the right advice from their hospital eye specialists, or the advice isn’t being presented in a way that patients remember.

simulation image
18/09/2017 - 15:43

An advert break on Channel 4 this evening will help raise awareness of the five most common sight conditions in the UK. 

Blood test
12/09/2017 - 17:04

Signs of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be found through blood tests, according to a new study led by researchers based in Massachusetts.

31/08/2017 - 14:07

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