‘Macular and me’ Session – understanding macular disease

NEW session for 2021 for those newly diagnosed, friends and family to be held on Saturday 11 September.

What to expect:

  • All the information, advice and support you need to understand and live your best life with a macular condition.
  • Hear the very latest in treatments and research.
  • Expert guidance on the latest gadgets and technology that will help to improve lives.
  • A chance to put your questions to leading experts in a live Q&A.

Join us and find out how the Macular Society can support you and your loved ones.

Time


9.15

Welcome to session

Stephen Scowcroft, Director of Services, Macular Society

9.35

Patients at the heart of macular disease research – a word from our sponsor, ORA Clinical

9.40

The macula: A user’s guide

Alasdair Warwick, UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital

10.15

Emotional impact of sight loss

Suzanne Roberts, Counselling Manager, Macular Society

10.50

Break

10.55

Friends in need: Macular Society peer support services

Services Team, Macular Society

11.30

Simple kit to make life easier

Services Team and Pat McGeough, volunteer gadget guide, Macular Society

11.55

Q&A Panel Session

Services Team and peer support volunteers, Macular Society

12.15

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It’s free to take part. 

Find out more about the other sessions:


If for any reason you are unable to make the morning session, a repeat 'Macular and me' session will also run from 12:45pm.

Time

'Macular and me’ Session – understanding macular disease (repeat)

12.45

Welcome to session

Stephen Scowcroft, Director of Services, Macular Society 

1.05

Patients at the heart of macular disease research – a word from our sponsor, ORA Clinical

1.10

The macula: A user’s guide

Alasdair Warwick, UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital

1.45

Emotional impact of sight loss

Suzanne Roberts, Counselling Manager, Macular Society

2.20

Break

2.25

Friends in need: Macular Society peer support services

Services Team, Macular Society

3.00

Simple kit to make life easier

Services Team and Pat McGeough, volunteer gadget guide, Macular Society

3.25

Q&A Panel Session

Services Team and peer support volunteers, Macular Society

3.45

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