Eyecare professionals are on the front line of the fight against macular disease. These resources can help make sight loss less frightening for patients, and help you to be there for people facing macular disease today.

Many of our leaflets are available for PDF download below.

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Nearly 1.5m people in the UK have macular disease. It affects people of all ages.

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Our practical guides cover technology, employment, coping at home, enjoying life out and about, and tips for healthy living, including nutrition.

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The optometrist at your local optician’s practice can test sight, prescribe glasses and check for eye disease.

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When you are diagnosed with a sight loss condition, it can be overwhelming and you might not know what to do first. We are here to guide you with what to do after receiving a diagnosis and to help you get any support you may need.

For more helpful resources, please see our macular conditions and practical guides pages - all our web pages are easily printed to hand out or read later.

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Eyecare professionals are on the front line of the fight against macular disease. Whether you are a health, social care or education professional, we want to do everything we can to help you provide the best possible care and support for people with macular disease.