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    Ita’s plea to older Australians

    Australian icon Ita Buttrose has issued a passionate plea to senior Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Life in lockdown: Our volunteers

    COVID-19 has meant that our valued volunteers have been working remotely. Their time in isolation has been busy and meaningful.

    Jean Kittson

    Diet and risk

    MDFA Ambassador Jean Kittson lives with a 50 per cent chance of developing AMD, so she makes sure she eats for eye health.

    Professor Alex Hunyor

    Risk of increased blindness in COVID confusion

    Australia is facing a massive increase in the number of people who could unnecessarily lose their sight due to treatment cancellations caused by fear and confusion around COVID-19.

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    Vision Voice Autumn 2020 out now

    The Autumn 2020 edition of Vision Voice includes an update on the Medicare Benefits Schedule review, plus we farewell our Patron Ita Buttrose.

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    COVID-19 announcement

    With the spread COVID-19, there’s a lot of new health information to understand. What’s the impact on the macular disease community?

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    Eye health and the bushfires

    Information sheets to help you to take care of your eyes through this bushfire season.

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    Vision Voice Summer 2019 out now

    The latest edition of our community newsletter, Vision Voice summer 2019, is about to hit letterboxes around Australia.

    Researcher Dr Zhichao Wu

    Researcher Dr Zhichao Wu is investigating techniques to better identify who is at high risk of progressing to late stage wet AMD.