Dr James Muecke joined MDFA’s webinar series to reveal his plan to combat the leading cause of blindness among working-age Australians.
Celebrities are supporting MDFA’s new Check My Macula campaign, encouraging Australians in their 50s to prioritise their eye health.
Faye Grant included MDFA in her Will. Her bequest is now funding vital, innovative research into macular disease through the Grant Family Fund.
An additional 47,000 Australians will experience severe vision loss or blindness if a proposed cut to the Medicare rebate for sight-saving eye injections is approved, warns MDFA Patron Ita Buttrose AC OBE.
It took a severe health crisis and stern words from a passionate ER doctor, but Byron Bay surfer Shane Dunbar-Reid now has the diabetic eye disease – that threatened to blind him – in check.
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.
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.
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