News from the Macular Society

Here are highlights from the latest Macular Society newsletter including a reminder that they are still open and continuing to support people with Macular disease.

  • Eyecare continues in lockdown and patients are urged to continue attending hospital eye clinic appointments unless told otherwise.
  • The counselling service is available for people who are diagnosed with macular disease and may have mental health issues – read a personal story.
  • A new series of weekly “Winter Warmer” calls has been launched to help lift your spirits.
  • Scientists have used gene therapy to partially restoer sight in blind mice.

“From telephone support groups to telephone befriending and counselling to funding research for a cure, the coronavirus is not stopping us from beating macular disease.”

Read the newsletter in full.

Visit the Macular Society website.


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