The following publications by the Centre for Eye Research Australia provide detailed information about the social and economic impact of macular degeneration on the Australian community:
Centrally Focussed - The Impact of Age-related Macular Degeneration 2006
Investing in Sight - Strategic Interventions to Prevent Vision Loss in Australia 2005
Clear Insight- The Economic Impact and Cost of Vision Loss in Australia 2004
Depression Among People with Macular Degeneration
In 2013, the Foundation, in conjunction with Bayer, conducted a survey of 1000 people with macular degeneration and 1,000 carers. Results were used to produce a study entitled The Ripple Effect of Vision Loss
Research conducted by the Foundation is presented in Predictors of Psychological Distress in Caregivers of Older Persons with Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration
Research conducted by the Foundation is presented in Caregiver Perceptions About the Impact of Caring for Patients with Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration
Research undertaken with input from the Foundation is presented in The Emotional and Physical Impact of Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration: Findings from the Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration Patient and Caregiver Survey
Low Vision Depression Prevention Trial in Age-related Macular Degeneration.
Divergence in the Lived Experience of People with Macular Degeneration.
Impact of Severity and Bilaterality of Visual Impairment on Health-related Quality of Life.