Macular Disease Foundation Australia logo

    Assisting you as a health professional

    Working together to improve health literacy and your patient outcomes.

    Working with you to improve macular disease outcomes

    Macular Disease Foundation Australia works collaboratively with health professionals to improve health literacy around macular disease.

    In this section of the website you’ll find webinars and CPD modules – for optometrists and orthoptists as well as pharmacists, diabetes educators and ophthalmic nurses – to improve your own understanding about macular disease.

    You can also refer your age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients to our flagship patient support program, Eye Connect, Australia’s first comprehensive and free support service for people living with AMD.

    You’ll also find options in this section to order information resources – covering the full spectrum of macular diseases – that you can provide to patients. Resources are available in bulk quantities for health professionals.

    All Macular Disease Foundation Australia resources and services are free.

    Eye Connect

    Connect your AMD patients for tailored, relevant health information, practical advice and emotional support.

    Refer a patient

    You can refer a patient to Macular Disease Foundation Australia at any stage of their macular disease journey – the earlier the better. We’ll help you support them with free information and non-clinical wellbeing support.

    CPD education program

    Macular Disease Foundation Australia offers free high-quality CPD, accredited by Optometry Australia, featuring leading experts in macular disease.

    Order resources

    We provide a comprehensive range of information publications and resources to help you support your patients. Resources are available in bulk quantities for health professionals.


    A unique and free mobile application providing a single place for people to easily view information relevant to their macular disease diagnosis.

    Webinars for healthcare professionals

    MDFA’s webinars are aimed at improving the outcomes of macular disease. 


    Macular disease researchers from around the world are searching for treatments and cures. Check the latest updates as well as information on MDFA’s Research Grants Program.