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Macular Society partners with UK’s largest health research programme

Posted: Friday 5 April 2024

The Macular Society is proud to announce a new partnership with Our Future Health, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at revolutionising research into health conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Home monitoring for patients with AMD

Posted: Wednesday 3 April 2024

Health tech startup OKKO Health has shared new insights from its UK research study on home monitoring for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The study is being carried out in collaboration with the Macular Society.

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‘Regular injections essential in maintaining vision’

Posted: Wednesday 27 March 2024

Early diagnosis, prompt initial treatment, and regular injections help stabilise vision in most eyes with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new report published by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

All you need to know about implantable magnifying lenses for macular disease

Posted: Monday 25 March 2024

Intraocular lenses (IOLs) were the focus of our My Macular and Me webinar in March, as Dr Julie Silvestri shed light on the potential of these devices, which aim to improve vision for people living with sight loss.

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Encouraging results from light therapy study for dry AMD

Posted: Friday 1 March 2024

Early results from a study assessing the effectiveness of the Valeda Light Delivery System for treating dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), have shown promise.

Increased dose of Eylea to extend treatment intervals

Posted: Friday 1 March 2024

Renowned retinal specialist Dr Kenneth Fan has called the higher approved dose of Eylea for patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic macular oedema (DMO), “a pivotal moment” for the treatment of these conditions.

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