The latest from MDFA
Inaugural Ita Buttrose Oration
MDFA Patron Ita Buttrose AC OBE calls on Government to reject Medicare eye injection rebate cut.
Macula Month focus on diabetes
Too many Australians have their eyes closed to diabetic retinopathy – the leading cause of blindness among our working-age population, a new study released for Macula Month (1-31 May) has revealed.
May is Macula Month, our annual awareness campaign to help Australians understand their risk of macular diseases and take early action to save their sight.
Ita Buttrose Oration
Ita will be the keynote speaker at this inaugural oration. She will address the big issues relating to eye health and vulnerable older Australians who are at risk of blindness.
Vision Voice: autumn 2021
This newsletter leads with the Aged Care Royal Commission’s recommendation to make aids and equipment more accessible for older Australians – a major win for our community.
MBS Ophthalmology Taskforce Review
A proposal to cut Medicare rebates for eye injections is the next big issue we’re tackling on behalf of our community.
Geographic atrophy in dry age-related macular degeneration
This webinar will touch on what geographic atrophy is and the role it plays in dry age-related macular degeneration.
Disability care reforms
MDFA has advocated for affordable access to low vision aids and technologies for over a decade.
Exercises to stop you falling
People with low vision are more likely to suffer a fall. Falls prevention expert Trish Lynch shares her top tips to reduce your risk of falling.