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    COVID-19 vaccine and eye injections

    Our COVID-19 advice for the macular disease community has been updated.

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    MDFA launches eye health video series

    MDFA has released a new series of educational videos to help Aussies better understand macular disease.

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    Third anti-VEGF agent now reimbursed by PBS

    On 1st October 2021, Beovu® became the third anti-VEGF drug to be subsidized by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.

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    Potential new treatment for dry AMD

    Apellis announces initial results from two phase III studies in geographic atrophy.

    Macula Matters

    In the August 2021 edition of Macula Matters, MDFA’s email newsletter for eye health professionals, we’re excited to share our new CPD course on diabetic eye disease for optometrists, available now through MDFA’s website as well as a meeting with the Health Minister as well as a case study from the Centre For Eye Health.

    How does peer support help you?

    Living with macular disease can be isolating. MDFA’s peer support might be the answer.

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    Who is the Centre For Eye Health?

    Introducing the Centre for Eye Health, a not-for profit joint initiative of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and University of New South Wales

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    Seeing the unseen: why definition matters

    A case study on different imaging modalities from the Centre for Eye Health

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    Vision Voice spring 2021 out now

    The Spring 2021 Vision Voice leads with the Health Minister Greg Hunt, seeking to allay your concerns around Medicare rebate changes.

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    MBS eye injection: update

    MDFA continues to advocate against a proposal to cut Medicare rebates for eye injections and met with the Health Minister in June 2021.