We provide free information and support to those with macular disease, along with their family and friends, to help people keep their independence.

Along with our online resources, we have a team of friendly and knowledgeable professionals who can answer questions and provide information and advice about any aspect of living with macular disease. 

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Free confidential advice and support

Call our helpline on 0300 3030 111

Lines are open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

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Are you newly diagnosed? link arrow

Have you been diagnosed with macular disease? We can help you to understand your condition and provide support. Find out how we can help you.

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Are you a young person or of working age? link arrow

Are you not yet retired and over the age of 16? Find out what support is available to you.

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Supporting someone with macular disease? link arrow

Are you caring for someone with macular disease? It can be difficult to understand central vision loss and to know what support a person may need. We are here to help you. You don’t need to cope alone.

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Do you need one to one support? link arrow

We are here to help with our telephone Befriending, Mentoring, Counselling Services and more.

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Are you looking for help in your daily life? link arrow

Assess your risk of macular disease, find practical tips and advice, ask a tech expert and more.

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Would you like support from a group of like-minded people? link arrow

Find a support group in your local area, a condition specific groups online and sign up to our winter conference calls.

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Welfare benefits are available to help those living with macular disease, and their families, with extra costs.

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Events, videos, and general guidance from the Macular Society.

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Join our community at the Macular Society

Become a member today and get your first six months free

From practical tips for dealing with sight loss to the latest research into treatments and a cure; we’re here to help you Beat Macular Disease.

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