At home – cope better with macular disease
Losing your central vision makes daily life more challenging. The tips in this section will help you cope with routine tasks and continue to lead a fulfilling life.
Reading and writing (accessing text)
It becomes harder to read and write with macular disease. We have hints and tips to help you continue to read and write with central vision loss.
Food and drink
Useful tips on preparing and cooking food when you have macular disease
Looking after yourself
Looking after yourself when you have macular disease can be very challenging. Here are some simple tips that might help overcome some of those challenges.
If you have poor vision, then good lighting is vital. Many people who think they need low vision aids actually just need better lighting.
There are many adaptations to technology to help you navigating the increasingly technology filled world.
Dry AMD is a slow deterioration of the cells of the macula, often over many years, as the retinal cells die off and are not renewed. It cannot be treated. The video below explains more about the condition.