Important Eye Health Information during the bushfire crisis
Smoke and embers from a bushfire can cause a range of problems, the most common eye hazards people face in bushfire circumstances are smoke, noxious/poisonous gases, or thermal hazards such as embers from fires.
MDFA awards $600,000 to researchers on World Sight Day
MDFA has awarded a further $600,000 to three leading researchers in a prestigious event held at Admiralty House, the Governor-General of Australia's residence in Sydney, on World Sight Day (10 October).
Proposed changes to Medicare for eye injections: what you need to know
The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce for Ophthalmology (The Taskforce) has developed a draft report suggesting changes to Medicare rebates for intravitreal injections (eye injections).
Joan's eyesight couldn't be saved because we didn't know much about the disease when she was diagnosed, but with research into macular disease, we could save the sight of people like Joan in the future.
National Strategic Action Plan for Macular Disease
The National Strategic Action Plan for Macular Disease, outlining a national, coordinated response to macular disease, has been released with a federal government commitment of $3m over the next four years.